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Robert Rodriguez, PhD

Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Faculty Advisor

robert.rodriguez@franklin.edu

Profile

Robert Garrett Rodriguez, Ph.D., M.Sc., M.P.H., MB.A., M.A. I am a Senior Healthcare Executive with over 30 years of business, healthcare planning, administration, and hospital experience. I have two grown children and continue to actively research and work with healthcare organizations to achieve success in the delivery of their services. For several years, I served as a Senior Healthcare Planner under President Nixon's Administration responsible for hospital and health service delivery to seven California counties. Later, I was a hospital administrator in San Francisco. My academic background includes a Ph.D. in Healthcare Administration, an M.Sc. in Health Risk Management, an M.P.H. in Public Health, an M.A. Physiological & Behavioral Research, and an M.B.A. in Business Administration. In addition to teaching and consulting, I have authored five books including Health America (2003), Anxious Time for Men: Pregnancy(2004), and What's YOUR Pregnant Man Thinking? (An Amazon.com Best Seller). Author of It's a Matter of Choice: Patient Satisfaction in a PPO World (1995, Alhambra Press), Health Care America (2003, Alhambra Press), Senior Mental Health Assessment (2003 Alhambra Press) An Anxious Time for Men (2004, Greenborough Publishing), and What Is Your Pregnant Man Thinking (2004, Greenborough Publishing) along with numerous periodical pieces. My home is in Roseville, California.

Education

2004
Capella University (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Doctor of Philosophy, Healthcare Administration
1995
Rosalind Franklin University (Chicago, Illinois)
Master of Science, Healthcare Risk Management
1991
St. Mary's College of California (Moraga, California)
Master of Business Administration, Executive Management
1974
University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, California)
Master of Public Health, Public Health
1971
San Francisco State College (San Francisco, California)
Master of Arts, Psychology: College Teaching
1969
San Francisco State College (San Francisco, California)
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Certifications

2016
Protecting Human Research Participants, The National Institute of Health (NIH) Office of Extramural Research

Work Experience

2015 - Present
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty & Doctoral Faculty Advisor

Publications & Presentations

Rodriguez, R. (2020). It's a Matter of Choice: Patient Satisfaction in a PPO World (1995, Alhambra Press) Health Care America (2003, Alhambra Press). Self and publisher, Roseville.
Rodriguez, R. (2020). Health Care America (2003, Alhambra Press). Self and publisher, Ohio, USA.
Rodriguez, R. (2006). What's Your Pregnant Man Thinking?.

Professional Service

1999
Member
American College of Healthcare Executives
(Sacramento, California) End Date: 2018
1995
Member
American Psychological Association
(Sacramento, California) End Date: 2018
1995
Member
Mensa
(Sacramento, California) End Date: 2018
1995
Member
Society for Healthcare Epidemiologists of America
(Sacramento, California) End Date: 2019