Erich Dietrich, PhD, MBA, LCDR, MSC, USN

Erich Dietrich, PhD, MBA, LCDR, MSC, USN

Erich Dietrich

Name: Erich Dietrich, PhD, MBA, LCDR, MSC, USN

Department of Primary Appointment: Preventive Medicine & Biostatistics
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Program Director & Assistant Professor

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Office Phone: (301) 295-1663
Room: A2006

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Dr. Dietrich serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy, Medical Service Corps. He is currently the Program Director of the Masters in Health Administration and Policy Program and Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics.


  • PhD in Public Administration and Public Policy - American University, Washington D.C.
  • Masters of Science in Manpower Systems - Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  • Masters of Business Administration - University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Bachelors of Science in Biology - University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Research Interests

  • Healthcare Human Capital and Talent Management
  • Pay for Performance
  • Organizational Learning and Behavior
  • Leadership in Healthcare


  • PMO 1012 - Quantitative Analysis & Methods for Health Leaders and Executives
  • PMO 576 - Human Resource Management in Healthcare

Professional Activities

  • American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA)