Associate Teaching Professor and Director, Health Informatics Graduate Program

Jay Spitulnik, PhD, EdM, CPT

Health Sciences


PhD in Organizational Psychology, Walden University
EdM in Educational Media and Technology, Boston University
BA in Philosophy, Boston University


Jay Spitulnik is the Director of the interdisciplinary Master of Science in Health Informatics program. He brings a wealth of experience from corporate learning and the healthcare industry to Northeastern. Jay earned his BA and EdM from Boston University and his PhD in Organizational Psychology from Walden University.


Project Management
Statistics for Health Science
Health Informatics Capstone Project
American Healthcare System

Selected Public Service

Member of Board of Directors, Society of Participatory Medicine (SPM)
Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Participatory Medicine (JOPM)
Member of Board of Directors of New England Association for Healthcare Quality (NEAHQ)

Selected Publications

Spitulnik, J. J. (2006a). Cognitive development needs and performance in an aging workforce. Organization Development Journal, 24, 44-53.

Spitulnik, J. J. (2019). Physician collaboration and improving health care team patient safety culture: A quantitative approach. (PhD), Walden University, Minneapolis, MN.

Hubble, A., & Spitulnik, J. (2016). Considerations for the occasional project manager. Performance Improvement, 55 (7), 15-20.

Contact Information


324 Meserve


[email protected]



Curriculum Vitae