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Belinda Presley

Contributing Faculty

College of Health Professions

School of Health Sciences

Degree Program 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 - Minneapolis , MN United States

Masters Healthcare Administration, Webster University - Springfield , MO United States

MS, Missouri State University - Springfield Missouri

BS, Missouri Southern State University - Joplin, MO United States

Public Service

Children's Division of Child Services, Volunteer - Bolivar, MO United States

Awards / Honors

uREssential, Othodiagnositcs, 2016

urEssential , OrthoDiagnostics, 2017