Contact Information

Preventive Medicine and Biometrics: Faculty

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Building A, Room 2008
Phone: (301) 295-3801
FAX: (301) 295-0752

Patrick Malone, Residency Director, MHAP, Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics

Patrick S. Malone, PhD

Patrick S. Malone, PhD, FACHE, CAPT, MSC, USN (ret)
Assistant Professor
Residency Director, Master of Health Administration and Policy
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


  • Ph.D. Public Administration / American Government, American University,
    Washington, DC
  • M.S. Healthcare Administration, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
  • B.S. Healthcare Administration, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX


Professor Malone is the Residency Director for the Masters Program in Health Administration and Policy at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland. He also holds a full time faculty appointment at American University in Washington, DC. He is a frequent guest lecturer on leadership and organizational dynamics in state and federal agencies, professional associations, and universities. Professor Malone also regularly presents in international forums to government leaders from the Republic of Vietnam, Panama, Poland, Belgum, and Mauritius.

His research interests and scholarship include work in adult learning theory, public service motivation, leadership, ethics, and organizational behavior. He is one of only thirty researchers in the country certified to score the Subject/Object qualitative research methodology developed at Harvard University. Dr Malone spent twenty-two years in the Department of Defense where he served in a number of senior leadership and policy roles including as a professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Academic Director; and Dean of Academics for Navy Medicine.

Current Teaching (Graduate Courses)

MHAP Residency, USU

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership development
  • Ethics
  • Adult learning theory
  • Organizational analysis

Recent Publications

Malone, P.S. "Enhance Your Leadership by Tapping Into Staff Attitudes - Understanding Temperaments Can Help Build Collaboration." Public Management. November 2013.

Malone, P.S. "It's Not Just Values." Executive to Executive. Fall 2013.

Malone, P.S. "The Untapped Power of Action Learning" Public Manager. Fall 2013. (reprint)

Malone, P.S. "Officiating Up." Referee Magazine. October 2013.

Malone, P.S. "The Untapped Power of Action Learning" Training and Development. August 2013.

Siegel, Nicole and Patrick S. Malone. "Good News for Principals - Leading Change is Possible." (submitted to Education Week).

Malone, P.S. "Can Leaders Keep Their Cool While Feeling the Heat?" The Public Manager 41(2) Summer 2012.