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Mary Bynum, DHA, MA, RN, CCM, CHC

Department Chair, Health Programs and Program Chair, Healthcare Management

mary.bynum@franklin.edu

Profile

Dr. Mary Bynum is a higher education leader and healthcare industry expert with experience in both the public and private sectors. Her collection of health interests include disease prevention, vulnerable populations, health disparities, health policy, and social determinants of health. She also has an extensive background in operational excellence, project management, regulatory adherence and healthcare policy.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Arts in Public Policy and Management from The Ohio State University, and a Doctorate in Health Administration from the University of Phoenix.  Dr. Bynum is a registered nurse and hold certifications in both health coaching and case management. She is a distinguished national speaker, former marathon runner, and wellness enthusiast. Dr. Bynum is the recipient of numerous awards including the Stephan Shank Award for Teaching Excellence.  She is also a member of several community and professional organizations including Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Dr. Bynum is on the Board of Directors for PrimaryOne Health, the founder of the Legacy Wellness Group LLC.

Education

2015
University of Phoenix (Phoenix, Arizona)
Doctor of Health Administration
2006
Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Master of Arts, Public Policy and Management
1999
Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Certifications

2020
Certified Case Manager (CCM), Commission for Case Manager, Expiration Date: 2023
2020
Health Coach, The Department of Public Health Education of University of North Carolina

Licensures

2000
Registered Nurse (RN), State of Ohio Nursing Board, Expiration Date: 2021

Work Experience

2020 - Present
Franklin University, Department Chair, Health Programs, and Program Chair, Healthcare Management
2019 - 2020
Franklin University, Chair, Healthcare Division, Community Engagement
2019 - 2019
Franklin University, Department Chair, Healthcare Programs; Program Chair, Healthcare Management; Lead Faculty, Public Administration
2018 - 2019
Franklin University, Program Chair, Healthcare Management
2011 - 2011
Quantum Health, Health Coordinator
2004 - 2008
The Ohio State University Young Scholars Program, Seasonal Nurse Supervisor
2004 - 2007
HCR -Manorcare, Regional Nurse Care Manager
2002 - 2008
MaryHaven, Contingent Adolescent Rehabilitation Nurse
2002 - 2004
Comp-Management, Nurse Case Manager
2000 - 2004
The Ohio State University Young Scholars Program, Seasonal Nurse
2000 - 2002
Health Management Solutions, Nurse Case Manager
1997 - 2000
The Ohio State University Young Scholars Program, Seasonal Student Nurse

Publications & Presentations

Bynum, M. (2019, Nov. 7). Our Truth Within: Health Conversations About Women of Color. Granville.
Bynum, M. (2019, May. 6). Let the Marathon Continue. Healthcare Programs Pinning Ceremony, Columbus State Community College.
Bynum, M. (2019, Apr. 30). NA-Scholarship Presenter. Annual Child Abuse Prevention Breakfast.
Bynum, M. (2018, Sep. 13). Community Health Centers Primary Care Physicians Asthma Management Perception. Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop, Columbus, Ohio.

Professional Service

2019
Committee Member
DHA
2019
Faculty Advisor
Ed.D
(Columbus, Ohio)
2019
Member
National Association of Health Service Executives
(Washington, D.C., Ohio)
2019
Member
National Diversity Council
(Pickerington, Ohio)
2018
Committee Chair
Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center-Health Science Program
(Columbus, Ohio)
2017
Board Member
Alpha Kappa Alpha Executive Board
(Columbus, Ohio) End Date: 2019
2017
Committee Member
Advisory Commitee
(Phoenix)
2016
Committee Chair
Bryan University
2015
Committee Member
Dissertation Committee Member
(Kirksville)
2015
Committee Member
Franklin County Children Services
2014
Member
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
(Columus)