Faculty Profile

Dale Gooden

Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Faculty Advisor



Dr. Dale L. Gooden, DHSc, MBA, is an award-winning educator and subject-matter- expert in health science, technology, and administration. Dr. Gooden is an Adjunct Professor at Concordia University Irvine, Ohio University, and Bellevue College his teaching philosophy is a student-centered methodology with focused learning outcomes designed to build and reinforce self-directed student learning. Additionally, he serves as Doctoral Faculty and Dissertation Chair for the Doctor of Health Administration Program at Franklin University. As a mid-level professional in the field of life sciences, Dr. Gooden works as Program Manager for Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine, a division of Laboratory Corporation of America. He has over a decade of progressive experience in the field of macro healthcare projects in both hospital and clinical environments. He served as Lead Project Manager for companies such as Divita Healthcare Partners and Tenet Health and consulted for WellPoint/BlueCross and Kaiser-Permanente. During his decade-long tenure in the industry, he has managed multi-million dollar Electronic Health Records implementation and Laboratory Integration financial budgets of over $5M.


AT Still University
Doctor of Health Sciences
University of La Verne (La Verne, California)
Master of Business Administration, Business Administration
California State University
Bachelor of Arts, IDS: Global Studies

Work Experience

2020 - Present
Vascular Access Centers, EMR Director, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2020 - Present
Colorado State University Global, Adjunct Professor
2019 - 2020
National Education Partners, MHA Program Director and Associate Professor
2018 - 2019
Ohio University, Assistant Professor of Healthcare Administration, Athens, Ohio
2018 - Present
Franklin University, Doctoral Faculty Advisor
2017 - Present
Concordia University Irvine, Adjunct Faculty, Irvine, California
2016 - 2017
University of Phoenix, Associate Facility, Southern California Campus, California
2016 - 2020
Laboratory Corporation of America, Program Manager, Remote
2011 - 2013
Tenet Healthcare, EMR Implementation Manager, Lakewoood, California
2007 - 2011
Healthcare Partners, Training Project Manager, Torrance, California