Faculty Profile for Dr. Matt Brooks

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Dr. Matt Brooks
Professor — Associate Provost, Academic Affairs
Professor — School of Health Administration
JCK 1060
phone: (512) 245-2205

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 is the Assistant Provost and Professor in Health Administration. He holds dual board certifications in healthcare administration and public health. He has published over 30 peer-reviewd articles in several healthcare journals and presents frequently at national conferences. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Geen Belt and Healthcare Financial Professional.

Research Interests

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

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Beauvais, B. M., Kruse, C. S., Fulton, L. V., Brooks, M. S., Lee, K. A., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., … Mileski, M. (2021). Testing Kissick’s Iron Triangle - Structural Equation Modeling Analysis of a Practical Theory. Healthcare, 9(12), 1753. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9121753
  • Shanmugam, R., Fulton, L., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z., Betancourt, J., Beauvais, B., Kruse, C. S., & Brooks, M. S. (2021). A Report Card on Prevention Efforts of COVID-19 Deaths in US. Healthcare, 9(1175), 1–13. https://doi.org/doi.org/ 10.3390/healthcare9091175
  • Brooks, M. S., Beauvais, B. M., Kruse, C. S., Fulton, L. V., Mileski, M., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., … Lieneck, C. H. (2021). Accreditation and Certification: Do They Improve Hospital Financial and Quality Performance? Healthcare, 9, 887. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9070887
  • Beauvais, B. M., Kruse, C. S., Fulton, L. V., Shanmugam, R., Ramamonjiarivelo, Z. H., & Brooks, M. S. (2021). Association of Electronic Health Record Vendors With Hospital Financial and Quality Performance: Retrospective Data Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research. https://doi.org/10.2196/23961
  • Fulton, L. V., Beauvais, B. M., Brooks, M. S., Kruse, C. S., & Lee, K. A. (2020). A Publicly Available Cost Simulation of Sustainable Construction Options for Residential Houses  (NOTE:  Discusses human health consequences). Sustainability, 12(7), 2873. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/su12072873

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Eta Honor Society. December 1, 2020 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2nd Place Faculty/Student Research Forum, College of Health Professions - Texas State University. February 1, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Service, College of Health Professions - Texas State University. January 1, 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alphi Chi Favorite Professor, Texas State University Chapter of Alpha Chi Honor Society. January 1, 2013
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Runner-Up Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Health Professions - Texas State University. January 1, 2013

Selected Grants

  • Brooks, Matthew S. P.M. & J.G. Williamson Fund Grant, $132000. (Funded: September 1, 2019 - August 1, 2020). Grant.
  • Brooks, Matthew S. Williamson Fund, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $130000. (Funded: September 1, 2020 - Present). Grant.
  • Brooks, Matthew S. TRIP, Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP), $65000. (Funded: September 1, 2020 - Present). Grant.
  • Brooks, Matthew S. Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP), $66000. (Funded: October 1, 2019 - Present). Grant.
  • Brooks, Matthew S. Private / Foundation / Corporate, $120000. (Funded: September 1, 2018 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Communication Disorders Department Chair Search Committee
May 7, 2021-Present
Facility Programming of Esperanza Hall
Graduate College Research Support Fellowship Committee
May 1, 2019-Present
Academic Program Review Work Group
January 1, 2019-Present
CAHME/AUPHA/APR Self-Study and Site Visit Task Force