Phone #: 245.2460
Office: Health Professions Building (HPB), Room 270
JD from Mississippi College
MPH in Health Care Administration from Tulane University
ThM in Theology from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
MA in History from Mississippi College
BA in Political Science from Mississippi College
Oren Renick, J.D., M.P.H., Th.M., FACHE, is Professor of Health Administration & Director & Principal Investigator of the Texas Long Term Care Institute. He is also Adjunct Professor of Population Health at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He previously served simultaneously as Chair of the Department of Health Administration & Interim Chair of the Department of Health Services Research at Texas State. He has served as Founding Director of the Service Learning Initiative, Chair & Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate & as Vice Chair of the Interfaith Caregivers Alliance. Prior to coming to Texas State in 1990, Renick spent almost 20 years in the health care industry. He has been the chief executive of three organizations, including managed care organizations in Chicago & New Orleans. Named to Who’s Who in America, Oren has been selected to present at the annual Presidential Seminar, chosen Faculty of the Year, Teacher of the Year, Scholar of the Year (College of Health Professions) & been recognized by Alpha Chi & Golden Key. Renick has been the Principal Investigator for grants & contracts totaling approximately $5,000,000. A frequent contributor to professional journals & presenter at professional conferences, his major scholarly interests are civil rights, service learning & civic engagement, health care law & ethics, managed health care delivery systems, & baseball & American culture. He is Executive Editor of the book on intergenerational service-learning entitled The Ties That Bind.