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Faculty Research Interests

Health Policy Affinity Group Faculty

Long-term care; disability policy; health insurance; how government programs impact health and behavior; how health/disability and the labor market are intertwined

The relationships between the changing environment of health care, the strategic and structural responses of health care organizations, their management, and their performance; management practice in health care organizations; physicians in management and leadership roles; the medical home model of primary care; rural health care

Cost analysis; risk adjustment

Design and performance of health care systems; prevention; technology diffusion; program evaluation; survey research

International health workforce issues, the effects of war on global health

Health-care quality; economic evaluation; systematic reviews of community-based prevention, older adults, physical activity, tobacco, chronic disease, adult immunization, health promotion

Health policy; health sector leadership; social/political determinants; health system market change; health care costs and access, health sector education and training

Healthy aging; social networks; social determinants of health

Health equity; tobacco prevention and control; health behavior and health promotion

Health law; payment and delivery system reforms; global health; medical ethics

Tobacco-related behavior; racism as a stressor; social construction of 'race' vis-a-vis biological reductionism in health research and behavior; knowledge and opinions about organ donation among ethnic groups; program evaluation; popular culture