College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Ph.D. Health Services
Terri Rorie received her Doctorate in Healthcare Administration at Walden University in May 2019. Her research centered LGBT utilization of mental health services in rural communities. She currently serves as part time Faculty in the PhD Health Services Program at Walden University and has served in this role since March 2021. Dr. Rorie facilitates learning and supports PhD students during the coursework and dissertation phase of their program. She has also taught Professionalism in Healthcare and Leadership, Medical Law and Ethics, Anatomy and Physiology and a host of other courses at other universities. Professionally, Dr. Rorie has worked as a healthcare administrator, nurse leader and program manager in a variety of public health and community-based settings. These settings include local health departments, home health agencies, school-based health clinics, federally qualified health centers, non-profit health systems, and behavioral/mental health facilities. She has assisted in the planning, development and implementation of multiple programs including a Fracture Liaison Service, a Family Planning model for women of reproductive age, and a Coordinated School Health Service integrating multiple disciplines to provide holistic care to the community.