Jeffrey (Jeff) Bolles, PhD, MBA, MA, MCHES

Contributing Faculty, MHA Program


St. Augustine, FL


College of Health Sciences


Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Health Administration
Healthcare Higher Education
Higher Education
Higher Education Leadership
Population Health


Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Woman's University
Master of Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Master of Arts in Exercise Physiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, College at Cortland

Research Interests

Healthcare Finance
Healthcare Quality

Dr. Jeff Bolles has more than 20 years of teaching experience in higher education, having been on the faculty of several schools ranging from private to public institutions. Dr. Bolles possesses several years of experience in the healthcare industry, from long-term care to cardiology allied health. He has developed a student-centered teaching style emphasizing interaction, application of course material and extensive critical thinking, a natural complement to graduate-level teaching. He is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist from the National Commission for Health Sciences Credentialing.

With a Master of Arts in Exercise Physiology, a Master of Business Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Studies, Dr. Bolles welcomes diversity and a commitment to lifelong learning. His research interests prioritize finance and those areas that support population health, including health behavior modification, epidemiology, health care finance, quality control, health policy and universal health insurance.

Dr. Bolles joined the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences in 2019.