Borkowski, Nancy M., DBA, CPA, FACHE, FHFMA



Professor, Executive Doctoral Program in Administration-Health Services

University of Alabama at Birmingham
554 SHP
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham Alabama 35294-0113

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Nancy Borkowski, DBA, CPA, FACHE, FHFMA is Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her DBA with specializations in health services administration and accounting from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Borkowski has over 20 years experience in the healthcare industry and is a two-time past recipient of the American College of Healthcare Executive’s (ACHE) Southern Florida Senior Career Healthcare Executive Award, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of health management excellence.

Dr. Borkowski is a certified public accountant, board certified in health management, and a Fellow of both the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Dr. Borkowski is a nationally recognized author with the first edition of her book Organizational Behavior in Health Care being referred to as “one of the most significant advances in the field of health services administration,” which was awarded the AJN 2005 Book of the Year Award for nursing leadership and management. She is the author of three textbooks that are widely used both nationally and internationally in graduate and undergraduate health administration and nursing programs.

Dr. Borkowski’s work has been published in the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Leadership in Health Services, Group & Organization Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Health Care Management Review, Journal of Health Administration Education, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, International Journal of Public Administration, and various other journals.

Dr. Borkowski teaching interests are leadership, organizational behavior, and strategic management. She is a past recipient of the ACHE’s Excellence in Teaching Award, which is given to faculty who engage in furthering academic excellence and the professional development of health management students. In addition, Dr. Borkowski holds a Visiting Professor appointment in the School of Humanities and Management at Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China.

Over the past decade, Dr. Borkowski has served in various leadership roles for the Academy of Management's Health Care Management Division, American College of Healthcare Executive’s Southern Florida Regent’s Advisory Council, the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum, and various other health related organizations. In 2013, Dr. Borkowski was the recipient of the Jessie Trice Hero Award for her leadership and commitment to improving the lives of underserved and minority populations. She has also been honored with the Exemplary Service Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives (2012) and the Reeves Silver Merit Award from the Healthcare Financial Management Association (2014).