Frederick Kates

Frederick Kates

CLIN AST PROF

Department: HP-HEALTH SERVICES ADMIN
Business Phone: (352) 273-6060
Business Email: kates.rick@phhp.ufl.edu

About Frederick Kates

Frederick R. Kates III, PhD, MBA, serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor for Health Services Research, Management and Policy Department in the College of Public Health and Health at the University of Florida. Dr. Kates received his doctoral degree in Health Services Policy & Management from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Kates has various research interests related to health policy, most recently outcome-based evaluation of service quality in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the impact of the Medicaid expansion. His other research interests include public health issues related to tobacco control and educational technology aimed at improving the delivery of online instruction. Dr. Kates has won the SCPHA’s J. Michael Suber Media Excellence Award for sharing best pedagogical practices and online course development strategies and the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute Educator Award, before being accepted to the UF Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellows.

Prior to this position, Dr. Kates was an instructional technology coach and instructor for Beaufort County Schools in South Carolina. He was involved with the integration of over 8000 iPads into classrooms, instructional design and software integration, and the YEScarolina entrepreneurship program. Dr. Kates also developed the dual credit computer service and networking curriculum with the local community college. Concurrently, he taught managerial and financial accounting for Park University on the Marine Corps Air Station. Before becoming an educator, he was the Purchasing Manager for Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems Division for the U.S and Canada. He was part of the division’s initial startup with responsibility for $60 million in capital expenditures and facility build out. He negotiated the division’s national agreements with suppliers, developed the national calibration program for the electrical testing equipment and the freight payment system, and was the project manager for the roll out of Oracle Projects and Purchasing software modules. Dr. Kates has also served in the United States Army, with active duty service patrolling the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in Korea.

Publications

2020
Lessons Learned from a Pilot Study Implementing a Team-Based Messaging Application (Slack) to Improve Communication and Teamwork in Veterinary Medical Education.
Journal of veterinary medical education. 47(1):18-26 [DOI] 10.3138/jvme.0717-091r2. [PMID] 30920946.
2019
Quality of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Mobile Apps: Evaluation Using the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS) With Additional Criteria From a Content Expert.
JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 7(10) [DOI] 10.2196/14198. [PMID] 31670695.
2016
Geographic Proximity of Waterpipe Smoking Establishments to Colleges in the U.S.
American journal of preventive medicine. 50(1):e9-e14 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.07.006. [PMID] 26346294.
2015
Water pipe tobacco smoking in the United States: findings from the National Adult Tobacco Survey.
Preventive medicine. 71:88-93 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.12.012. [PMID] 25535678.
2015
Factors associated with smoking frequency among current waterpipe smokers in the United States: Findings from the National College Health Assessment II.
Drug and alcohol dependence. 153:359-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.05.015. [PMID] 26036602.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2015-2021
HSA3111 U.S. Health Care System
2018-2021
HSC4970 Public Health and Health Professions Senior Honors Thesis
2015-2016,2020-2021
HSA6198 Information Management in Health Administration
2020-2021
HSC4913 Supervised Resrch Exp
2016-2020
PHC6946 Public Health Internship
2016-2020
PHC6601 Seminar in Contemporary Public Health Issues
2017-2021
PHC6937 Special Topics in Public Health
2019-2020
HSA6940 Supervised Teaching
2018-2021
HSA4191 Health Informatics & Emerging Healthcare Technologies
2017-2018
HSC2000 Introduction to Health Professions
2016-2017
HSA6114 U.S. Health Care System
2016-2017
PHC6945 Public Health Practicum
2017
HSA6342 Human Resource Management for Health Services Managers
2016
HSA6910 Supervised Research
2016
HSC4905 Individual Study
2016
HSA7759 Quality and Outcomes in Health Services Research
2021
PHC6941 MPH Applied Practice Experience

Contact Details

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