Dr. Thom Maryon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Healthcare Policy, Economics and Management at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. As a Certified Online Instructor through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board areas of teaching expertise include healthcare management, managed care, human resource management, leadership, strategic planning, healthcare law, and business process improvement. Dr. Maryon was the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Faculty Member Award for the Master in Health Administration Program.

Dr. Maryon has served as a senior level executive with a successful history of working in managed care and the healthcare industry. Prior to joining The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler Dr. Maryon served as vice president of clinical program operations at Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) and was responsible for developing and delivering market leading care-management programs for HCSC customers.

With more than 40 years of experience in the healthcare sector, he strives to educate and develop emerging health and managed care leaders to significantly impact and improve the outcomes of healthcare delivery today and into the future.


Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
DHA / Doctor of Health Administration (2006)

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan
MS / Concentration in Healthcare Administration (1999)

Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
BS / Nursing (1990)

Henry Ford Hospital School of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan
RN/Diploma (1986)

Macomb Community College, Warren, Michigan
AD/General Studies (1984)

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Seminar, Global Health Issues (2005)

Publication Highlights

Outpatient Telehealth Implementation in the United States during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: A Systematic Review. Lieneck C, Weaver E, Maryon T. Medicina. (2021); 57(5):462.

Pandemic Pause: Systematic Review of Cost Variables for Ambulatory Care Organizations Participating in Accountable Care Organizations. Lieneck, C.; Weaver, E.; Maryon, T. Healthcare (2021) 9, 198.

Independent Validation in a Large Privately Insured Population of the Risk Index for Serious Prescription Opioid–Induced Respiratory Depression or Overdose. Metcalfe, L., Murrelle, E., Lan, V., Joyce, A., Preston, V., Maryon, T., McDanald, C., and Yoo, P. (2020). Pain Medicine

Cultural Humility and Hospital Safety Culture. Aten, J., Boan, D., Davis, D., Hook, J., Maryon, T., Ruiz, J. (In Press, 2016). Journal of Clinical Psychology in a Medical Setting.

The Cloning of Human Beings: From Slippery Slope to Looming Precipice. Cwiek, M., Carlini, D., Ledlow, G., and Maryon, T. (2011). In J. Lawrynowicz and A. Zabolotny (Ed.), Science-Ethics-Faith Conference Collection (Konferencja Chrzescijanskiego Forum Pracownikow Nauki), peer-reviewed article presented to international audience in Lodz, Poland. ISBN Number: 978-83-929139-1-7, June 2011.

Critical Success Factors: Improving the Viability of Free Clinics: Strategies for Enhancing the Free Clinic Delivery Model. Publisher: VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken, Germany, August 2008.

Improving the Viability of Michigan Free Clinics. Report to the Detroit Wayne County Health Authority. Detroit, Michigan, November 2006.