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Leigh W. Cellucci, PhD, MBA

Leigh W. Cellucci

Professor, Health Services and Information Management
Program Director, Health Services Management

Phone: 252-744-6072
Email: celluccie@ecu.edu
Office: 4340T Health Sciences Building

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)


Dr. Cellucci is professor and program director in the Department of Health Services and Information Management at East Carolina University. She was a Fulbright Scholar to India and recipient of a grant for innovative teaching from the American Sociological Association as well as grants sponsored by the BB&T Leadership Enhancement Fund that focus on leadership development in the classroom. In 2014, she received the Dean’s Award for outstanding performance in teaching. In 2015, she received the University of North Carolina Board Of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award. Currently, she serves as Chair of the Faculty Council for the College of Allied Health Sciences at ECU, on AUPHA’s board of directors, and as editor for the Journal of Case Studies, a publication of the Society for Case Research.

Education

  • MBA, Idaho State University, (Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma)
  • Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • M.A., Sociology, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Program Affiliations

Courses Taught

  • COHE 6510—Social and Organizational Issues in Health Information Technologies
  • COHE 6000—Health Care Systems and Problems
  • HIMA 3120—Health Care Delivery Systems
  • HIMA 4165—Health Information Systems
  • HSMA 3050—Leadership in Health Care
  • HSMA 3025—Professional Ethical Codes and Law in Health Care

Research Interests

Health IT Management, Health Care Marketing, Health Care Management, Case Research as Pedagogy

Teaching Interests

Professionalism and Ethics in Health Care, Leadership, Health IT Management

Selected Works

Publications

Peters, C., Cellucci, L.W., and Woodruff, E. (in press). "Diversity and Inclusion within the Journal of Case Studies." Journal of Case Studies.

Kennedy, M.H., Cellucci, L.W., Peters, C., and Woodruff, E.W. (in press). "An Examination of Cases in the Classroom: How Faculty Use Case Studies for Teaching." Business Case Journal.

Cellucci, L.W. Peters, C., Kennedy, M., and Woodruuf, E.W. 2016. "Cases in the Classroom: Part C." Journal of Case Studies. 34 (2): 1-10.

Borchers, A., Cellucci, L.W., Hodge, K., and Peters, C. 2016. "Case Writers Workshop." Journal of Case Studies. 34 (1): 1-10.

Cellucci, L.W. and Peters, C. 2015. "Cases in the Classroom: Part B." Journal of Case Studies. 33(2): 1-10.

Cellucci, L.W., Cellucci, T., Stanton, M., Kerrigan, D., and Madrake, M. 2015. "EMR Use in Psychology Clinics: Concerns, Benefits, Functions, and Future Use." Health Policy and Technology. 4 (2): 91-99.

Spil, T. and Cellucci, L.W. 2015. "Electronic Health Records Across the Nations." Health Policy and Technology. 4 (2): 89-90.

Peters, C., Cellucci, L.W. and Ford, K. 2015. "Using Cases in the Classroom." Journal of Case Studies. 33 (1) P. 1-10.

Foust, K., Peters, C., and Cellucci, L.W. 2014. "What Makes a Great Case." Journal of Case Studies. 32 (2) p. 1-8.

Davis, C., Peters, C., and Cellucci, L.W. 2014. "TOTAL CASE: Suggestions for Improving Case Writing. Journal of Case Studies. 32 (1) p. 1-9.

Zeng, X., Forrestal, E., Cellucci, L., Kennedy, M. and Smith, D. 2013."Using Electronic Health Records and Data Warehouse Collaboratively in Community Health Centers. Journal of Cases on Information Technology. 15 (4) p. 45-62.

Peters, C., Cellucci, L.W., and Davis, S. 2013. "Ideas for Case Research." Journal of Case Studies. 31(2): 1-7.

McKnight, R., Cellucci, L.W., and Fowler, L. 2013."Asking for Trouble or Legally Deductible?" Journal of Critical Incidents 6: 52-54.

McKnight, R., Cellucci, L.W., Cook, R., and Greer, A. 2013."Ethical Revenue Management." Business Case Journal 20 (2): 34-39.

Cellucci, L.W. and Peters, C. 2013. "The Importance of Permissions in Field Research." Journal of Case Studies. 31 (1) p. 1-7.

Portillo, K., Rogo, E., Calley, K., and Cellucci, L.W. 2013. "A Survey of Completion Programs in Dental Hygiene Education. Journal of Dental Education. 77, p. 554-563.

Peters, C., Cellucci, L.W., and Kerrigan, D. 2012. "Improving the Hook in Case Writing." Journal of Case Studies. 30 (2) p. 1-6.

Cellucci, L.W., Cellucci, T., Stanton, M., Kerrigan, D., and Madrake, M. 2013. "The Status of EMR Adoption in University Psychology Clinics. Proceedings of the Forty-Sixth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (CD-ROM), January, 2013, Computer Society Press, 11 pages.

Farnsworth, T., Cellucci, L.W., Hermanson, P., and Hatzenbuehler, L. 2012. "HIPAA Exposure." Journal of Critical Incidents. 5. p.47-50.

Cellucci, L.W., Kerrigan, D., and Peters, C. 2012. "Case Writing Matters." Journal of Case Studies. 30 (1) p. 1-7.

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.

Books

Forrestal, E. and Cellucci, L.W. 2016. Ethics and Professionalism for Healthcare Managers. Chicago, IL. Health Administration Press.

Cellucci, L.W., Wiggins, C., and Farnsworth, T. 2014. Healthcare Marketing: A Case Study Approach. Chicago, IL., Health Administration Press.

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

Book Chapters

Farnsworth, T., Cellucci, L.W., and Wiggins, C. 2017. "Klamath Care." In Cases in Health Services Management. Edited by Darr, K., Farnsworth, T., and Myrtle, R. Baltimore, MD. Health Professions Press. (in press).

Forrestal, E., Cellucci, L.W., Zeng, X., Kennedy, M., and Smith D. 2013. "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. P. 171-196.

Cellucci, L.W., Wiggins, C., and Trimmer, K. 2011. "EMR Implementation and the Import of Theory and Culture." In New Technologies for Advancing Healthcare and Clinical Practices. Edited by J. Tan. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. P. 252-266.

Grants and Contracts

Fellow, BB&T Faculty Leadership Fellows Program, 2017. East Carolina University. $1800.

Participant, BB&T Active Learning and Leadership Development Incentive Grant Program, 2016. East Carolina University. $1000.

PI, BB&T Leadership Grant, 2015. East Carolina University. Applying Leadership Theory and Practice $9,200.

PI, BB&T Leadership Grant, 2014. East Carolina University. Making Connections Between Leadership Theory and Practice: Student Reflection on Interviews with Health Care Leaders. $10,000.

PI, BB&T Leadership Grant, 2013. East Carolina University. Health Care Leadership 2.0: Videos and Social Media for Leadership Development. $10,000.

PI, BB&T Leadership Grant, 2012, East Carolina University. Health Care Leadership 2.0: Using Social Media for Leadership Development. $10,000.

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Paper Award. 2017. MBAA International Distinguished Paper Award for Kennedy, M.H., Cellucci, L.W., Peters, C., and Woodruff, E. 2017. "An Examination of Cases in the Classroom: How Faculty Use Cases Studies in Teaching." Paper presented at the 2017 Society for Case Research Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, to be awarded March 2017.

North Carolina Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award. 2015.

Chancellor’s Leadership Academy Participant 2015. East Carolina University.

Dean’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching. 2014. East Carolina University.

Nominated for Best Paper, IT Adoption and Evaluation in Healthcare Track for Cellucci, L.W., Cellucci, T., Stanton, M., Kerrigan, D., and Madrake, M. 2013. "The Status of EMR Adoption in University Psychology Clinics." Paper presented at the Forty-Sixth Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Maui, Hawaii. January, 2013.

Distinguished Paper Award, 2012 MBAA International McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award for Trusty, K., Cellucci, L.W., and Leonard, E. 2012. "What to Do With a 'Druggie'?" Paper presented at the 2012 Society for Case Research Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL, March 2012.

Service Activities and Memberships

Current Professional Service

  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration
    • Member, Board of Directors, 2013-present.
    • Co-Chair, Undergraduate Program Committee, 2015-present.
    • Member, Editorial Board. Journal of Health Administration Education. 2011-present.
    • Reviewer, Journal of Health Administration Education, 2009-present
    • Member, Membership Value Committee, 2015-present
  • Society for Case Research
    • Past-President, 2016-2017
    • Member, Board of Directors, Society for Case Research, 2010-present.
    • Editor, Journal of Case Studies, 2012- present (formerly, Annual Advances in Business Cases)
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Critical Incidents, 2008-present.
    • Reviewer, Journal of Critical Incidents, 2008-present.
    • Reviewer, Business Case Journal, 2010-present.
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
    • Co-Chair, Minitrack for Information Technology in Healthcare, IT Adoption, Diffusion and Evaluation in Healthcare, 2013-present
    • Reviewer for Mini-Track for Information Technology in Healthcare, IT Adoption, Diffusion and Evaluation in Healthcare, 2009-present

Academic Experience

2014-Present Professor and Director, Health Services Management, Health Services and Information Management, East Carolina University
Jan. 2011-2014 Associate Professor, Health Services and Information Management, East Carolina University
2003-Dec. 2010 Assistant, and in 2007, Associate Professor, Health Care Administration (serving as Chair and Program Director), and Director Idaho Center for Disabilities Evaluation, Idaho State University
2002-2003 Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Rural Health, and Adjunct Instructor, Health Care Administration, Idaho State University
1999-2002 Adjunct Instructor and Director of Writing Center, College of Business, Idaho State University
1987-1999 Assistant, and in 1992, Associate, and in 1997, Professor, Department of Sociology, Francis Marion University