Eric Williams

Executive Director of Assurance of Learning

Associate Dean of Assessment and Continuous Improvement

Phone: 205-348-8920
Email: ewilliam@culverhouse.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

Organizational Behavior

Health Care Management

Health Services Research.


Ph.D., University at Buffalo

M.S., Purdue University-Main Campus

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Professor Williams has published in a number of management, health care, and medical journals including Health Services Research, Journal of Management, Medical Care, Medical Care Research and Review, Health Care Management Review, Journal of General Internal Medicine and Journal of Family Practice. He has made more than 30 presentations at national conferences and served as reviewer and session discussant. He also received the 2000 Best Paper Award from the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management, the 1996 Best Poster Award from the Association of Health Services Research, and the 1992 Best Empirical Paper from the Eastern Academy of Management. He is an active member of the Academy of Management, the Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, the Academy Health and the Southern Management Association.

Selected Publications

Babbott, S., MAxwell, L., Brown, R., Montegue, E., Williams, E. S., Schwartz, M., Hess, E., Linzer, M. (2014). Electronic Medical Records and Physician Stress in Primary Care: Results from the MEMO Study. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21, E100-E106.

McCaughey, D., Stalley, S., Williams, E. S. (2013). Examining the Effect of EVS Spending on HCAHPS Scores: A Value Optimization Matrix for Expense Management. Journal of Healthcare Management, 58(5).

Halbesleben, J. R., Rathert, C., Williams, E. S. (2013). Emotional Exhaustion and Medication Administration Workarounds: The Moderating Role of Nurse Satisfaction with Medical Administration. Health Care Management Review, 38(2), 95-104.