Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Health Informatics Graduate Programs
Jay Spitulnik is an associate director at Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences. He brings a wealth of experience from corporate learning and the healthcare industry to Khoury College.
- PhD in Organizational Psychology, Walden University
- EdM in Educational Media and Technology, Boston University
- BA in Philosophy, Boston University
His PhD dissertation was titled “Physician Collaboration and Improving Health Care Team Patient Safety Culture: A Quantitative Approach.”
His research focus evolved as a result of ten years of organization development and project management experience in the healthcare industry. He discovered that a great deal of attention was given to how the physician-nurse relationship affected patient outcomes and the patient experience, but there was very little research concerning physician relationships with other members of the care team.
Dr. Spitulnik has more than 35 years of experience in the field of individual and organizational learning in the corporate world. He has been an individual contributor, a manager, and both an internal and external consultant with more than ten years working in the healthcare industry, including extensive experience managing IT projects and consulting with IT project managers.
Dr. Spitulnik teaches courses in:
- Project Management
- Statistics for Health Science
- Health Informatics Capstone Project