James Madison University
PHOTO: Jon Thompson

Dr. Jon Thompson

Professor Emeritus

  • Office: HBS 2006
  • Phone: 540-568-3472
  • Email: thompsjm@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • Ph.D., Health Services Organization and Research, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.S.P., Urban and Regional Planning, Florida State University
  • B.A., Sociology, Florida State University

Teaching Area

  • Health Administration
  • Hospital Administration
  • Managed Care
  • Health Care Marketing
  • Health Administration Internship


  • Financial performance of hospitals
  • Healthcare management competencies
  • Employee engagement and human resources issues
  • Leadership development programs


  • Working out
  • Hiking
  • Reading




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