Mustafa Z. Younis
Jackson State University
Mustafa Z. Younis was a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Research of Healthcare Financial Management and is an Editorial Board member or manuscript reviewer for several national and international journals. As an internationally recognized scholar, Dr Younis has authored and published over 100 articles and abstracts in refereed journals, and has presented at national and international conferences. He has administrative experience as Senior Advisor for the President at Zirve University, Turkey and as Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Florida International University (FL, USA) where he led the accreditation efforts for the Healthcare Management Program. He has collaborated with faculties from the School of Medicine at Jena University (Jena, Germany), as well as those from Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. He served with the American University of Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon) and the World Bank training workshops for health sector reforms in the Middle East, which involved training health administrators from several Middle Eastern countries.
His present and future research activities focus on issues related to disparities and access in healthcare, cancer centres, long-term care and nursing homes; capital structure and debt financing for hospitals and healthcare organizations; examination of quality and efficiency in the healthcare sector; hospital mergers, conversions and changes of ownership; and hospital profitability.