Faculty Research Interests

Health Policy Affinity Group Faculty

Public health practice; emergency preparedness; public health law

Health care financing; delivery system redesign; politics

Vertical integration in health services; integrated health systems; impact of financial incentives on physician behavior

Quality of care particularly in the outpatient setting and in health measurement; clinical topics including heart disease, COPD, UTI, anticoagulation

Preventing HIV, chronic disease and injury

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

Reduction of tobacco use and related illnesses through education, advocacy, policy change, implementation of clinical practice guidelines, and community-based interventions; clinical interventions for treatment of tobacco dependence and alcohol-related risk reduction among college students

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

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

Cost-effectiveness and diagnostic value of medical technology in screening for cancer and other diseases

Chronic disease and injury prevention

Bioethics; genetics and the law; global health; health and human rights; medical malpractice; public health law

Health policy research; policy design, implementation, and practice; health policy communication

Health law; bioethics

Epidemiology; public health practice; informatics

Rural health; ecosystem health; health workforce; access to care; conservation and human health

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

Technology assessment; medical decision making; economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals, particularly in the areas of respiratory disorders, organ transplantation, HIV/AIDS, mental health and clinical decision making

Organization of health care markets and relationship to overall per capita costs