Mary Ann Garbowski

Contributing Faculty
College of Management and Human Potential
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

MaryAnn presently lives in Pennsylvania but has lived and worked in various places throughout the world while serving in the Air Force as a hospital administrator from 1997 - 2020. She has lived in Washington D.C., Hawaii, Colorado, California, and Maryland and also spent extensive time in Ecuador, Indonesia, Philippines, East Timor, Bangladesh and Mongolia. She presently works for a non -profit health care system in a similar capacity. She has taught various level courses both in the Air Force and at Walden University and enjoys working with students in an online setting. Her course work has covered a wide range of topics within organizational leadership and research. She is committed to an interdisciplinary and interactive approach to scholarship and teaching. Her mentorship has led countless students to achieve their goals. In her spare time, she enjoys art, music, theatre and travel. She has been a valued educator here at Walden for over 10 years.

Courses Taught

MMHA 5500/6500 - HR Mgmt & Org Behavior

MMHA 6300 - Law, Ethics, and Policy

MMHA 6700 - Healthcare Operations Mgmt

MMHA 6200/5200 - Principles of Pop Health

DDHA 9100/8901 - DDHA-9100-122/DDHA-8901-122-DHA Research Capstone

MMHA 6000A - MMHA-6000A-1-Foundation of Healthcare Admin


PhD, Regent University

Masters, University of North Florida

BS, University of Florida