East Carolina University
College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Health Services and Information Management

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Emilie "Leigh" Walter Cellucci, PhD
Associate Professor

MBA, (2002) Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho (Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma)
PhD, (1989) Sociology, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
MA, (1983) Sociology, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

BS, (1981) Sociology, The College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina,  (Omicron Delta Kappa)  

ECU faculty member since 2011.  

Courses Taught at ECU  

COHE 6000—Health Care Systems and Problems
HIMA 3120—Health Care Delivery Systems
HIMA 4165—Health Information Systems
HSMA 3050—Leadership in Health Care

Recent Publications:

Text and Teaching Manual:

Cellucci, L.W. and Wiggins, C. 2010. Essential Techniques for Healthcare Managers. Chicago, IL., Health Administration Press.

Cellucci, L.W. and Wiggins, C. 2010. Instructor's Manual for Essential Techniques for Healthcare Managers, Chicago, IL., Health Administration Press.

Refereed Papers and Book Chapters:

Layman, E., Cellucci, L.W., Zeng, X., Kennedy, M., and Smith D. 2012. "Health Information Technology Collaboration in Community Health Centers: The Community Partners HealthNet, Inc." In Cases in Health Information Technology for Patient Care Management. Edited by Sarnikar, S., Bennett, D. and Gaynor, M. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. In press.

Cellucci, L.W., Layman, E., Campbell, R. and Zeng, X. 2011. "Integrating Healthcare Ethical Issues Into IS Education." Journal of Information Systems Education. 22(3) p. 215-224.

Cellucci, L.W. and Farnsworth, T. 2011. "HIPAA and the Family Tree Clinics." Journal of Critical Incidents. 4. P. 48-51.

Farnsworth, T. and Cellucci, L.W. 2011 "Admit or Not Admit." Journal of Critical Incidents. 4. P. 34-37.

Cellucci, L.W., Benson, K., and Farnsworth, T. 2011. "Health Information Technology, Patient Flow,   and the New Manager: Evaluation of Three Clinics." Annual Advances in Business Cases. 30. P. 82-89.

Cellucci, L.W., Trimmer, K., Farnsworth, T., & Waldron, A. 2011. "The Implementation of a Health-IT Academic Focus: a Case Study." Proceedings of the Forty-Fourth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (CD-ROM), January, 2011, Computer Society Press, 11 pages.

Cellucci, L.W., Hatzenbuehler, L.C., Crawford, B., Wiggins, C., and Farnsworth, T. 2010.  "The Program Director and Crisis Management." Journal of Critical Incidents. 3. P. 128-134.

Research Interests:

Health IT Management, Health Care Marketing, Health Care Management

Current Professional Service:

Association of University Programs in Health Administration

  • Member, Undergraduate Planning Committee
  • Member, Knowledge Group
  • Reviewer, Journal of Health Administration Education
  • Reviewer, Undergraduate Certification

Society for Case Research

  • Member, Board of Directors, Society for Case Research
  • Editor, Journal of Case Studies
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Critical Incidents
  • Reviewer, Journal of Critical Incidents
  • Reviewer, Business Case Journal

Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)

Reviewer for IT Adoption and Evaluation in Health Care Minitrack

Current ECU Service:

  • Member, Health Services and Information Management Marketing Committee
  • Member, College of Allied Health Sciences Student Affairs Committee
  • Secretary, University Curriculum Committee