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Oscar R. Aylor, MSHA, FACHE

Oscar R. Aylor, MSHA, FACHE

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Oscar Aylor is the Development Director for the Department of Community and Global Health and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine in the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine at Campbell University. In this role, he is chiefly responsible for assisting in the formation of a strong global, regional and community network of partners and training locations for medical students and the School, particularly for its medical missions emphasis. His particular responsibilities include fund development for medical mission scholarships, departmental infrastructure, and special global initiatives, maintaining constructive relationships with churches, healthcare leaders, foundations, and missions organizations throughout the broader community, participating in the development of an extensive network for global medical teams, and adding an emphasis on health administration and policy in the medical curriculum.  

Mr. Aylor’s professional background and training have been chiefly in hospital and healthcare administration, including two years as a mission hospital administrator in South Haiti. Before joining the Campbell faculty he was Director of Development and Area Relations for the Harnett Health System. His more than 45 years experience includes senior hospital executive positions in both domestic and overseas organizations as well as full-time faculty positions in the Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University and the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC-Chapel Hill.

He has been professionally active in the American College of Healthcare Executives where he earned Fellowship status in 1987 and later served a term as Regent for Eastern North Carolina. He has worked as a hospital consultant for both U. S. and international healthcare organizations. Aylor has served on the boards of several hospital, civic and community organizations and is a past board chair of Lumiere Medical Ministries, a health-related missions agency active in Haiti and the Caribbean region.  He currently is an advisor to the President of New Harvest Missions International, a missions agency working with national church leaders to promote evangelism, pastoral training, and church-planting in West Africa. Throughout his career he has been committed to improving health services in small and rural communities, an affinity he developed from his grandfather, a rural general practice physician who spent a lifetime devoted to medical and community service in southern Virginia.    

Mr. Aylor received his BA degree from the University of Virginia and his MS in Health Administration from the University of Alabama.  He has also been a doctoral student in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, focusing on organizational leadership and ethics in healthcare.  He and his wife, Kathleen, have three adult children.            

Education

BA, Religion and History, University of Virginia, 1963

MS, Hospital Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1969

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