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Dr.Gerald GoodmanBeginning in engineering, Dr. Goodman earned two Bachelor degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Technology at the University of Houston.  He then received his Masters in Electrical Engineering at Southern Methodist University.  Later, he received his Masters in Health Care Administration here at T.W.U. then continued his education at the UT School of Public Health for his Doctorate in Public Health.

Before returning to T.W.U as a professor, Dr. Goodman acquired experience as a manager and consultant for various hospitals.  He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Public Health Association, as well as engineering professional organizations. He has also been honored with service awards by the Accrediting Board for Engineering & Technology as well as the US Board for Clinical Engineering Certification. 

At T.W.U., Dr. Goodman teaches Foundations of Health Services, Research Methods, Health Policy and Health Performance and Quality. His research interests include patient safety and health policy. 

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