Faculty Profile for Dr. Matt Brooks

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Dr. Matt Brooks
School Director - Professor — School of Health Administration
Professor — School of Health Administration
ENC 250
phone: (512) 245-2238

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Brooks is a retired Army Medical Service Corps officer where he was a hospital administrator in the Federal Health Sector for over 21 years, culminating in serving as the Deputy Commander for Administration for the 14th Combat Support Hospital in Iraq 2009. He was the Deputy Program Director and Associate Professor at the 11th ranked Army-Baylor MHA/MBA dual-degree program for five years. He is currently a tenured Associate Professor & Director, School of Health Administration at Texas State University in the College of Health Professions. He also is currently a CAHME Fellow and member of the CAHME Standards Council serving a three year term. He holds dual board certifications in healthcare administration and public health. He has published many articles in several healthcare journals and presents frequently at national conferences.

Research Interests

Veteran’s health; life-course and aging; generational differences; strategic management; Military Medicine

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Mileski, M., Brooks, M. S., Kirsch, A., Lee, F., LeVieux, A., & Ruiz, A. (2019). Positive Physical and Mental Outcomes for Residents in Nursing Facilities Using Music: A Systematic Review. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 14, 301–319.
  • Fulton, L. V., & Brooks, M. S. (2018). An Evaluation of Alternatives for Providing Care to Veterans. Healthcare, 6(3). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare6030092
  • Mileski, M., Topinka, J. B., Brooks, M. S., Lonidier, C., Linker, K., & Vander Veen, K. (2018). Sensory and Memory Stimulation as a Means to Care for Individuals with Dementia in Long-Term Care Facilities: A Literature Review. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2018: 13, 967–974. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S153113
  • Adepoju, O. E., Lin, S., Mileski, M., Kruse, C. S., Brooks, M. S., & Mask, A. (2018). Mental health status and healthcare utilization among community dwelling senior adults. Journal of Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638237.2018.1466030
  • Mileski, M., Kruse, C. S., Brooks, M. S., Haynes, C., Collingwood, Y., & Rodriguez, R. (2017). Factors Concerning Veterans with Dementia, Their Caregivers, and Coordination of Care: A Systematic Review. Military Medicine, 182(11), e1904–e1911. Retrieved from http://militarymedicine.amsus.org/doi/full/10.7205/MILMED-D-16-00396

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Service. January 1, 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: CHP Faculty Excellence Award in Service at the Associate Professor. January 1, 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Runner-Up for Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching. January 1, 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: CHP Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching at the Associate Professor level. January 1, 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Researcher of the Year, Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Health and Business Administration. January 1, 2009 - December 1, 2009

Selected Service Activities

Member
Council of Chairs, Texas State University
January 1, 2014-Present
Director
SOHA, Texas State University
January 1, 2014-Present
Graduate Advisor
SOHA MHA & HSR, Texas State University
January 1, 2013-Present
Member
Graduate Council, Texas State University
January 1, 2013-Present
Coordinator
Financial Aid Appeals, Texas State University
January 1, 2013-Present