About Faculty and Staff
Richard J. Ault, MHSA, was recently appointed as Director of the COPH Master’s in Health Administration (MHA) program. Mr. Ault has been Associate Director of the COPH MHA program since 2013. He joined COPH HPM in 2013, serving as an Instructor of courses in the management of health care organizations, and as the Placement Coordinator for the MHA program.
Mr. Ault has 15 years’ experience working in health administration that includes serving as the Regional Director of Clinics for the St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock and as the administrator of large physician group practices, one in St. Louis and one in Little Rock. He also was senior administrator for a large insurance company for 15 years prior to beginning his career in health care.
Mr. Ault holds an MHSA degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a bachelor of arts degree in political science from University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.