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Henry O'Lawrence

Henry O’Lawrence, a former chair of the CSULB Department of Professional Studies and a full-time professor in HCA, is a researcher and data analyst who teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in the CSULB Department of Health Care Administration.

Education

  • Associate's degree in Business Administration from Guilford Tech
  • A bachelor's degree in Economics (with a minor in information systems) from Winston-Salem State University
  • A master’s degree in Business and Marketing Education from the University of North Carolina
  • Doctorate degree in Workforce Education and Development from Penn State University
  • Diplomas in the Leadership Management Program (MDP) from Harvard University and in Action Inquiry and Reflective Teaching from Oxford University
  • Certified Risk and Compliance Management Professional
  • Certificate in Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) from Oxford University

Research Interests

  • Comparative Health Care System, Policy and Economics
  • Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Plan and Patient Safety
  • Global Health Issues
  • Workforce Development and Corporate Training

Courses

Dr. O'Lawrence teaches the following courses:

  • HCA 417 Technology, Ethics, and Society
  • HCA 422 Global Issues in Health Services
  • HCA 457 Working Around the World
  • HCA 468 Principles of Risk Management and Patient Safety
  • HCA 465 Analysis & Evaluation
  • HCA 527 Reseach Methods in Health Care Management
  • HCA 698 Project

Publications

  1. O’Lawrence, H. (1999). A profile of postsecondary technical education students at Northampton Community College in Pennsylvania. Workforce Education Forum, 26 (2), 42-53.
  2. O’Lawrence, H. (2001). Characteristics of Students in Pennsylvania Community Colleges and Two-year Proprietary Institutions. Workforce Education Forum, 28 (1), 41-53.
  3. O’Lawrence, H. (2001). Factors Impacting Student Reasons for Choosing a Postsecondary Institution in Pennsylvania. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 9 (2), 75-84.
  4. Farmer, E. & O’Lawrence, H. (2002). Differences in Characteristics of Post-Secondary Technical Students in Pennsylvania Community Colleges and Two-Year Proprietary Institutions. Journal of Career and Technical Education (JCTE), 18 (2), 47-65.
  5. Twiss, J. & O’Lawrence, H. (2002). Information Technology and Occupational Studies at California State University: Distance Education. International Journal of vocational Education and Training, 10 (2), 93-104.
  6. O’Lawrence, H. & Sanchez, C. (2003). The Role of Education and Training for Welfare Reform Recipients at California State University Long Beach Center for Career Studies. Workforce Education Forum, 30 (2), 49-61.
  7. O’Lawrence, H. (2005). H1B Visa and the Policy Vignette for 21st Century Dislocated Workers in the United States. The IPSI BgD Transaction on Advanced Research Journal, Volume 1, Number 1 (ISSN 1820-4511).
  8. O’Lawrence, H. (2005). Vocational Education Teachers’ Preparation in California: A Case Study Assessing Students’ Perceptions and Learning Outcomes of Distance Education. Workforce Education Forum, Vol. 32, No. 2, 58-71.
  9. O’Lawrence, S. & O’Lawrence, H. (2006). World Poverty, Hunger, and the Effect of Welfare-to-Work Legislation in the United States: A Review of the Literature. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training. Vol. 14, No. 1.
  10. O’Lawrence, H. (2006). An Overview of the Influences of Distance Learning on Adult Learners. Journal of Education and Human Development. Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2006. ISSN 1934-7200
  11. O’Lawrence, H. (2007). A case study report of a comprehensive benchmarking review of the status of vocational education students in California: Building a new relationship between community colleges and California State University System. Journal of Career and Technical Education (JCTE).
  12. O’Lawrence, H. (2008). Comparative new trends in career and technical education around the globe. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training (IVETA), Volume 16, Number 1.
  13. O’Lawrence, H. & Martinez, L. (2009). Influence of workforce education and development on the growth of today’s economy. Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development, Volume IV, Number 1.
  14. Wolzinger, R. & O’Lawrence, H. (2011). Strengthening career and technical education in the California community college system: An implication for workforce development in the 21st century. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training (IVETA), Volume 19, Number 1.
  15. Freshman, B., O’Lawrence, H. & Montion, Eric (2014). Workforce Development to take care of an aging population: Addressing the crisis of lack of geriatric competencies in the healthcare workforce. Workforce Education Forum.
  16. Erlyana, E., Acosta-Deprez, V., O’Lawrence, H., Sinay, T., Ramirez, J., Jacot, E. & Shim, K. (2015). Health Insurance Information-seeking Behaviors among Internet Users: An Exploratory Analysis to Inform Policies. Vol. 38, No. 1, Healthcare Policy Legislation and Administration, part 2.
  17. O’Lawrence, H., & Wolzinger, R. (2013). Strengthening career and technical education in the California community college system: An implication for workforce development in the 21st century. In H. O’Lawrence, The historical critique of career and technical education in California from 1900–2000 and the status of California community colleges in the 21st century (pp. 179-192). Santa Rosa, CA: Informing Science Press.
  18. Obana, M. & O’Lawrence, H. (2015). Prostate cancer screening: PSA Test awareness among adult males. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol. 29 Number 1 Summer Vol. 38, No. 1; Healthcare Policy Legislation and Administration, part 2
  19. Nakagawa, S. & O’Lawrence, H. (2015). Payer source for single, elderly women in nursing homes. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol. 29 Number 1 Summer Vol. 38, No. 1, Healthcare Policy Legislation and Administration, part 2.
  20. Borrayo, B.D. & O’Lawrence, H. (2016). A post analysis of a preventive and chronic healthcare tool. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol. 39 Number 1 Summer.
  21. Gamble, J. & O’Lawrence, H. (2016). An overview of the efficacy of the 12-step group therapy for substance abuse treatment. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol. 39 Number 1 Summer
  22. Moreh, S. & O’Lawrence, H. (2016). Common risk factors associated with adolescent and young adult depression. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration. Vol. 39 Number 2 Fall
  23. O’Lawrence, H. (2017). The workforce for the 21st century. International Journal of Vocational Education and Training. Volume 24 Number 1, pp.6-27.
  24. O’Lawrence, H. & Sabha, O. (2017). Economic impact of childhood obesity in the United States. International Journal of Economic Development (IJED). Vol. 10, No.2, pp. 234-250. https://spaef.org/article/1748/Economic-Impacts-Of- Childhood-Obesity-In-The-United-States
  25. O’Lawrence, H., Martinez, L. & Solis, E. (2017). Disparities in Insurance type among minorities for congestive heart failure diagnosis in the ambulatory care setting. European journal of environment and public health 1(2), 08 – ISSN: 2468-1997
  26. Cooke, J. & O’Lawrence, H. (2017). An analysis of depression and diabetes amongst African American women. European journal of environment and public health. 1 (2), 08- ISSN: 2468-1997
  27. O’Lawrence, H. (2017). Eliminating poverty in the 21st century: using entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology to help the poor helm themselves.
  28. O’Lawrence, H., Saunders, L., Li, M. & Kelly, M. (2018). Health policy analysis: Antitrust law and regulation on health care providers. European Journal of Journal of Environment and Public Health (EJEPH-00012) for June Publication
  29. O’Lawrence, H. & Martinez, L. (2018). Access to healthcare among the adult population. European Journal of Environment and Public Health. https://doi.org/10.20897/ejeph/90840
  30. O’Lawrence, H. & Chowlkar, R. (2018). Cost effectiveness in palliative care setting. In special issue on Health Policy, Financing and Economics Journal.
  31. O’Lawrence, H. Poyaoan-Linzaga, M. (2018). Effective communication provides early intervention among Medicare patients. In special issue on Health Policy, Financing and Economics Journal.
  32. Wolzinger, R. & O’Lawrence, H. (2018). Student characteristics and enrollment in a CTE pathway predict transfer readiness. Pedagogical research Journal, wo18, 3(2), xx ISSN: 2468-4929
  33. O’Lawrence, H. (2018). The prevalence of overweight and obesity. Nursing Journal International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Research: IJNHR-22. DOI: 10:29011/IJNHR-122. 100022
  34. O’Lawrence, H. (2019). Lack of insurance coverage affect access to healthcare.European journal of environmental and public health 2019, 3(1), em0021. ISSN: 2468-1997
  35. Wolzinger, R. & O’Lawrence, H. (2019). An analysis of the associate degree transfer readiness in the California Community Colleges. Workforce Education Forum Journal. Volume 39, Number 1.
  36. Martinez, L. K., Oard, A., & O’Lawrence, H. (2019), Analyses of Diabetes epidemic update in California. Journal of Diabetes and Treatment (ISSN:2574-7568), Retrieval from https://gavinpublishers.com/articles/review-article/Journal-of- Diabetes-and-Treatment-ISSN-2574-7568/analysis-of-diabetes-epidemic-update- in-california
  37. Younis, M., O’Lawrence, H., & Martinez, L. K. (2019). The global health issues and medical travel: A review. International Journal of Health Management and Tourism. https//:doi Number: 10.31201/ijhmt.523635
  38. Martinez, L. K., & O’Lawrence, H. (2020). The factors influencing urban health services among ethnic groups in the U.S. Education Sciences: Special Issue Urban City Schools 10(3). https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci10030077.
  39. O’Lawrence, H. , Martinez, L. K., Amanda, N., Garrovillas, E., & DelaCruz, L. (2020). A meta-analysis and non-systematic results for prevention of non-communicable diseases. Journal of Current Trends in Nursing & Health Care. 1(1). https://rxm.0d3.myftpupload.com/ wp-content/uploads/2020/08/A-Meta-analysis- and-Non-systematic-Results-for-Prevention-of-Non-Communicable-Diseases.pdf
  40. O’Lawrence, H., Martinez, L. K., Castello, G., Humes, E., Mayorga, B., & Rosas, S. (June 2, 2020). The latest review of childhood obesity among Hispanic and Latinx populations in California. Diabetes Research. https://asploro.com/the-latest-review- of-childhood-obesity- among-hispanic-and-latinx-populations-in-california/
  41. O’Lawrence, H., Martinez, L. K., Mercado, R., Lapuz, C. A., & Echigo, Y. (May 10, 2020). A review of adolescent’s depression in California. Journal of Clinical Cases and Reports 4(3). http://www.tridhascholars.org/pdfs/a-review-of-adolescents- depression-in-california-JOCCR-04-1092.pdf
  42. O’Lawrence, H. , Martinez, L. K., Garcia, A., Ramos, P., Pequillo, D., & Marquez, C. (2020). The use of e-cigarettes among adolescents in the United States. Social Science Research 20(7). https://globaljournals.org/GJHSS_Volume20/1-The-use-of-E- Cigarettes.pdf. DOI: 10.34257/GJHSSAVOL20IS7PG1