Mr. Michael O Bice

St Petersburg Free Clinic
United States

Focus Areas

Policy & Education


For twenty-five years, Mr. Bice served as a top level executive at leading academic medical centers and multi-state health systems, including the Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI; University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA; Lutheran Health Systems, Fargo, ND; and Franciscan Sisters of Allegany Health System, Tampa, FL. In addition, Mr. Bice has had extensive consultancy experience with Marsh & McLennan, a global financial services company, helping healthcare clients identify and manage business risk. In this capacity, he has had international, as well as national assignments. He has lectured widely on corporate culture, and has taught courses on information technology, health care policy, leadership ethics, and human resource management. Currently, he is responsible for launching a new graduate program in Health Informatics in the School of Library and Information Science at Kent State University. Mr. Bice has served on numerous state and national organizations, and on the editorial boards of ModernHealthcare and Frontiers journal. In 1980, Mr. Bice was the recipient of a W. K. Kellogg Foundation National Fellowship. He has served as a consultant for organizations undergoing major organizational change, and more recently, has advised clients on academic management and marketing issues. Mr. Bice served as Executive-in-Residence and Acting Chair of the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Florida from 1994-1995. And, from 2004-2005, he was the Department’s Program Director for Executive Education. In 1995, 2005, and again in 2009, he received the Department’s Excellence in Teaching Award. Mr. Bice obtained his B.A. degree from Binghamton University in 1968, and a Master of Health Administration degree from the University of Michigan in 1970.