Lee Bewley

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Health Services

Dr. Lee W. Bewley has served as a Walden University adjunct faculty member for more than ten years. Dr. Bewley's permanent appointment is on the University of Louisville faculty serving as the Director of Healthcare Management Programs. Dr. Bewley holds joint appointments in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences and the College of Education and Human Development. His educational background includes a Ph.D. in Administration, Health Services (Strategy) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, MHA from Baylor University, and BA in Economics and Business from the Virginia Military Institute. Dr. Bewley is a board-certified healthcare executive with the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has served as a Fellow for the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Programs. Prior to joining the University of Louisville faculty, Dr. Bewley served twenty-three years in the Army Medical Department including a combat tour in Iraq leading a combat support hospital and culminating as Associate Dean of the Academy of Health Sciences Graduate School and Program Director of the Army-Baylor University MHA-MBA Program, a U.S. News Top 10 graduate healthcare management program. Dr. Bewley's research interests include leadership development and healthcare market strategy. Dr. Bewley serves on national and regional advisory boards including ACHE Regional Advisory Council and the Health Administration Press. Dr. Bewley is a past President, Kentucky Chapter ACHE (2020-2022).


PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

MHA, Baylor University

BA, Virginia Military Institute

Awards / Honors

Teacher of the Year, Louisville Metroversity, 2017

Legion of Merit, United States Army, 2014

Army-Baylor MHA\MBA Faculty Teaching Award, , 2007


Bewley, L. (2015). Understanding Value in the Healthcare Market. San Antonio Medicine

Bewley, L., Bonica, M., Hernandez, R., Shewchuk, R. (2016). Mentorship Mediated by Life-Career Seasons: An Analysis of a Multi-Dimensional Model of Mentoring Among Career Groups of Military Officers. Global Journal of Management and Business Research

Bewley, L. (2017). Power and Politics .


Bewley, L. (2017). Strategic Thinking: Developing Strategic Hypotheses. Department of Defense