Belinda Presley

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Professions
School of Health Sciences
Ph.D. Health Services

Dr. Belinda D. Presley, Ph.D., MHA, MSc MT/HT (ASCP) a veteran of the healthcare industry for more than 30 years, began her career as a laboratory analyst at Kraft General Foods. She transitioned to the clinical laboratory at Cox Health where she rose through the ranks to become supervisor of the Toxicology Section, then eventually the Pathology/Histology Assistant Section Head/Immunology Coordinator. From there she moved to her current role as Director of Laboratory Services at Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar, MO. Citizens Memorial Healthcare consists of the main hospital and a full-service pathology clinic. Her robust education has allowed her to teach at the university level.


PhD, Walden University

Masters Healthcare Administration, Webster University

MS, Missouri State University

BS, Missouri Southern State University

Public Service

Children's Division of Child Services, Volunteer - Bolivar

Awards / Honors

uREssential, Othodiagnositcs, 2016

urEssential , OrthoDiagnostics, 2017