Texas Tech University

Larry Fulton, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Health Organization Management

Email: larry.fulton@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.5461

Office Hours:  By Appointment

Room Number: 219

Education:  Ph.D., University of Texas; MSStat, University of Texas; MHA, Baylor; MS Strategy, Army War College; MMAS, Command & General Staff College; MS HRM, Troy; BS, Texas State

Website: http://www.myweb.ttu.edu/lafulton/


Larry Fulton

About Larry

Larry Fulton serves as a faculty member for the Health Organization Management Program in the Rawls College of Business. After serving a quarter of century in military medicine, Dr. Fulton began a second career in teaching, research, and consulting.  He has taught for Texas State University, Central Michigan University, and Baylor University.  Dr. Fulton is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, a Chartered Scientist / Chartered Statistician of the Royal Statistical Society, a Professional Statistician of the American Statistical Association, a Certified Analytics Professional for the Institute of Operations Research & Management Science, and a Certified Quality Engineer / Six Sigma Black Belt of the American Society for Quality.


  • Kruse, C., DeShazo, J., Kim, F., Fulton, L. (2014). Factors Associated with Adoption of Health Information Technology. JMIR Medical Informatics, 2(1), e9. medinform.jmir.org/2014/1/e9/
  • Bastian, N., Fulton, L., Shah, V., Ekin, T. (2014). Resource Allocation Decision Making in the Military Health System. IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, 4, 80-87.
  • Bastian, N., Fulton, L. (2014). Aeromedical Evacuation Planning Using Geospatial Decision-Support. Military Medicine, 179(2), 174-182.
  • Fulton, L., Bastian, N., Mendez, F., Musal, R. (2013). Rainwater Harvesting System Simulation using a Non-Parametric Stochastic Rainfall Generator. Simulation, 89 (6), 693-702. sim.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/03/28/0037549713479037
  • Fulton, L., Ivanitskaya, L., Bastian, N., Erefeev, D., Mendez, F. (2013). Frequent Deadlines: Evaluating the Effect of Learner Control on Healthcare Executives' Performance in Online Learning. Learning and Instruction, 23, 24-32.www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959475212000709
  • Fulton, L., Mendez, F., Bastian, N., Musal, R. (2012). Confusion between Odds and Probability, a Pandemic?  Journal of Statistics Education, 20(3), 1-15. www.amstat.org/publications/jse/
  • Fulton, L., Brooks, M., Jones, T., Schofield, M., Moody, H. (2012). Policy Implications for Female Combat Medic Assignment (Military, 1 Citation, 12/1/13). Armed Forces & Society (McCoy B, Thompson Reuters 5-yr IF=.92, AR=25%, #52 / 149 in Political Science), 38(3), 13. afs.sagepub.com/
  • Wilson, A., Kerr, B., Bastian, N., Fulton, L. (2012). Financial Performance Monitoring of the Technical Efficiency of Critical Access Hospitals: A Data Envelopment Analysis and Logistic Regression Modeling Approach (Medicine, 4 Citations, 12/1/13). Journal of Healthcare Management, 57(3), 200-213.
  • Alvarez, R., Kerr, B., Ledlow, J., Burtner, J., Fulton, L. (2011). Effects of Outsourced Nursing on Quality Outcomes in Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals. Journal of Nursing Administration, (5-yr IF=1.7, AR=20%), 41(3), 138-143.
  • Ivanitskaya, L., Brookins-Fisher, J., O'Boyle, J., Vibber, D., Erofeev, D., Fulton, L. (2010). Dirt cheap and without prescription: how susceptible are young US consumers to purchasing drugs from rogue internet pharmacies? Journal of Medical Internet Research, 12(2), e11. www.jmir.org/2010/2/e11/HTML

Current Research

  • Comparison of Resuscitative Protocols for Bupropion Overdose Using Lipid Emulsion in a Swine Model
  • A Casualty Network Analysis in Non-Major Combat Operations
  • Measuring the Effects of Pay for Performance Incentives on Primary Care Efficiency in the Military Health System
  • Effects of the ResQPod® on Pharmacokinetics, Hemodynamics, and Survivability in a Porcine Cardiac Arrest Model
  • The Army Medical Department Use of Goal Programming in Optimizing Workforce Planning Decisions
  • Two-Stage Multi-Period Nonlinear Stochastic Programming Portfolio Optimization 
  • Effects of Treatment Modalities on Occipital Neuralgia

Awards and Honors

  • Presidential Distinction Award, Teaching, Texas State University. (May 2014).
  • Alpha Chi Favorite Professor,  2013, Alpha Chi and University College. (October 2013).
  • Gregg Master Teacher Symposium Finalist ($1000), McCoy School of Business. (October 2012).
  • Teaching Award, Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Business and Health Administration. (2008, 2009).
  • Best Contribution to Theory Nomination, International Decision Science Institute Conference. (February 2013).
  • Dean's Award for Scholarly/Creative Activity ($1000), McCoy College of Business. (August 24, 2012).
  • Researcher Award, Army-Baylor Graduate Program in Business and Health Administration. (2009).
  • Highest military peacetime award:  Legion of Merit, Department of Defense. (2010).
  • Highest military combat award:  Bronze Star, Army. (2007).
  • Order of Military Medical Merit, Medical Department. (2001).
  • Order of Saint Michael, Army Aviation Association of America. (2001).