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Online | Adjunct Professor, Master of Public Administration

Jeffery L. Bankhead, DHSc.



Jeffery L. Bankhead is a native of Durant, Mississippi, but currently resides in Houston, Texas. He received his Doctor of Health Sciences Degree, with a concentration in Leadership and Organizational Behavior, from A.T. Still University, a Master’s in Public Health from A.T. Still University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology/Chemistry (minor) from Georgia State University. His doctoral research focused on perceived stress of telework populations returning to in-person work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jeffery Bankhead has worked in the field of public health for over 10 years as an administrator, which includes experience with local, state, and federal government organizations, non-profits, and the private sector. His research interests are in leadership, chronic illness, health equity, work culture, and organizational behavior. He currently is a Research scientist/Study Manager at DLH Corp. He continues to bring a fresh, and relevant approach to effective and healthy organizations leadership in a time of uncertainty. Dr. Bankhead’s experience in public health relates to the spirt of Adler University, which includes community, diversity, social justice, and health equity. Dr. Bankhead’s ultimate goal as a professor is to combine his professional experience and education, to foster vivid discussions and diverse perspectives to create a fruitful learning experience inside the classroom.

Online Campus

You may have a fulltime job, family obligations or other things that command your attention. We get it. That said, you have a passion to make the world a better place. We have online programs that are crafted and curated to give you skills to make it happen.

No matter where in the world or in life you are.

Adler is a tight knit community of radical thinkers and doers. Know, that as an online student, you are not alone. You are one of us. The work you will be asked to do, will be the same as every other Adler student. The skills you will learn will be just as powerful. And the degree you will recieve, will speak just
as loudly.

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