|Name:||Dr. Lawrence Acker|
|Position:||Associate Professor of Health Care Management|
Dr. Acker is an associate professor in the Anheuser-Busch School of Business at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Acker's background includes more than twenty-five years in the health care management and education fields, including fourteen years as an independent health care business consultant. While most of that time has been spent in St. Louis, Dr. Acker has worked in Maine and Tennessee.
In addition to health care management, Dr. Acker is interested in international education and the effects of culture on education. To this end, Dr. Acker has spent three semesters teaching in the People's Republic of China (Shanghai), two semesters in Bangladesh (Dhaka), and one semester in Thailand (Cha'Am). Dr. Acker spent the summer of 2008 teaching in Istanbul, Turkey.
BSAD 0315 -- Business Statistics
BSAD 0340 -- Business Ethics
BSAD 0457 -- Corporate Communication
BSAD 0470 -- International Business
HCM 0300 -- The Health Care System
HCM 0310 -- Epidemiology
HCM 0320 -- Health Care Economics
HCM 0330 -- Administration of Health Care Organizations
HCM 0400 -- Health Care Law and Ethics
HCM 0420 -- Health Care Human Resource Management
HCM 0440 -- Health Care Planning and Marketing
HCM 0450 -- Financial Management of Health Care Institutions
HCM 0460 -- Long-Term Health Care Administration
HCM 0491 -- Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations
"Black Entrepreneurism and Family Memory"
Committee on Family Research
Oslo University College
June 15, 2009
"Recruitment and Retention of Undergraduate Health Care Management
Association of University Programs in Health Administration
October 8, 2008
"Infusing Substance Abuse Material
in a Business Curriculum"
Dr. Lonnie E. Mitchell Substance Abuse and
Mental Health Conference.
HBCU National Resource Center
April 4, 2008
"Andragogy Education Techniques in the Asian Classroom"
"Society for Cross-Cultural Research"
New Orleans, LA
February 22, 2008
"Slavery's Effects on African-American Entrepreneurism"
Great Lakes History Conference
Grand Rapids, MI
October 27, 2007
"Prevention of Sexual Harrassment"
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- St. Louis District
January 17 and 24, 2007
"Abraham Flexner and American Medical Education"
Economic and Business historical Society
April 27 - April 29, 2006
"The Use of TrueOutcomes at Harris-Stowe State University"
ACBSB National Conference -- Chicago, IL
Dhaka Junior Chamber of Commerce
"Andragogy in the Chinese MBA Classroom"
Qualitative Research Conference
University of missouri -- St. Louis