Jeff Ritter, DBA


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Research Assistant Professor

Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine

Program in Public Health

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Dr. Jeff Ritter has over 30 years of experience in health care administration, marketing, management consulting, and executive leadership. Dr. Ritter currently serves as a Research Assistant Professor within the Program in Public Health. 

Dr. Ritter has been a professor, researcher, and academic advisor for over 12 years and has extensive teaching experience in on ground, hybrid, and online platforms. In addition, he has years of experience creating, designing, and implementing online courses and developing curriculum in the health sciences. He has published research papers and has presented in both national and international conferences. Born and raised in the Bronx, Dr. Ritter has been in leadership roles, served on various boards, and is dedicated to quality education.


DBA, NOVA Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

MBA, Long Island University, Dobbs Ferry, NY

BBA, Baruch College (CUNY), New York, NY

Selected presentations and publications:

Parnell, T., Agris, J., Ritter, J, and Gottlieb, K. Success in Healthcare Management Education: Rethinking Competencies to Lead Health Literate Organizations. Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). Poster Presentation at Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 2018.

Parnell, T., Agris, J., Ritter, J., and Gottlieb, K. Health Literacy: A Critical Component of Professionalism and Resilience. Academy for Professionalism in Health Care (APHC). Oral Presentation at Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland, April 2018.

Clute Institute, Orlando Florida Keynote Speaker: "America's Promise: Educational Reform," January 2016.

Published Consumer' s Choice: Factors Affecting Seniors' Choice of Health Plan, Scholars' Press, 2015.

Book Chapter: Borkowski, N ., & Ritter, J. Organizational Behavior in Healthcare. In Organizational Behavior in Health Care (3nd ed., pp. 379-403). Boston: Jones & Bartlett. May 2015.

Hawaii International Conference on Business. Delivery of paper, "Strategic Decision Making in Today's Managed Care." Honolulu, HI. June 2012.

Ritter, J., D.B.A. HealthcareLeadership in the 21st Century. Advances in Healthcare Management Research. The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Congress on Healthcare Leadership, Chicago, IL. March 2010.

Computer Law Journal, "Health Care Initiatives in E-Business" March 2010.

Foresight Magazine (NOVA Southeastern University Publication)

International Business Conference, Miami, FL. Delivery of paper and publication, "Strategic Decision Making in Today' s Managed Care Environment." December 2001.

American Marketing Association/University of Miami. Nominated from over 50 doctoral candidates to represent NOVA Southeastern University in National Conference and Forum, "Delivering Value through Technology and superior service" June 2001.