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Amy Hagopian
Associate Professor
Associate Professor, Global Health (primary appt.)

Amy Hagopian directs the UW's Community Oriented Public Health Practice program, in the Department of Health Services, which trains MPH students using problem based learning. Her courses are in evaluation, policy and international health. She also conducts research on international health workforce issues, especially the area of health worker migration from low-income countries to wealthy countries.

She serves on various institutional service committees, and was an organizer of the University of Basrah sister university project (since 2005).

Before entering the global health arena, Hagopian worked for 15 years in the area of rural health and community development, traveling the five-state region served by the University of Washington School of Medicine. She focused on strengthening and expanding rural health systems, as she worked with administrators, boards and communities in the settings of hospitals, clinics and public health departments.

Hagopian is also active in her professional association, the American Public Health Association, where she serves as nominating chair to the International Health Section. She is also active in her own local community, where she serves as a board member of College Access Now, which works to assist first-generation students gain admission to college. She also works to eliminate military recruitment in high schools.

Research Interests:
International health workforce issues, the effects of war on global health

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Contact Information

email:   hagopian@u.washington.edu

address:
Health Alliance International
1107 NE 45th Street, Suite 350
Seattle, WA 98105

voice:   206-543-8382
fax:   206-685-4184

Education

PhD   University of Washington, 2003   (Health Services)
MHA   University of Washington, 1983   (Health Administration)

Teaching   (Department of Health Services Courses)

Recent Publications



Shalihu N, Pretorius L, van Dyk A, Vander Stoep A, Hagopian A. Namibian prisoners describe barriers to HIV antiretroviral therapy adherence. AIDS Care. 2014 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print]  PMID: 24499371


Hagopian A, Flaxman AD, Takaro TK, Esa Al Shatari SA, Rajaratnam J, Becker S, Levin-Rector A, Galway L, Hadi Al-Yasseri BJ, Weiss WM, Murray CJ, Burnham G. Mortality in Iraq associated with the 2003-2011 war and occupation: findings from a national cluster sample survey by the university collaborative Iraq Mortality Study. PLoS Med. 2013 Oct;10(10):e1001533. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001533. Epub 2013 Oct 15.  PMID: 24143140    PMCID: PMC3797136


Pfeiffer J, Beschta J, Hohl S, Gloyd S, Hagopian A, Wasserheit J. Competency-based curricula to transform global health: redesign with the end in mind. Acad Med. 2013 Jan;88(1):131-6. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e318276bdf4.  PMID: 23165274


Achembong LN, Ashu AM, Hagopian A, Downer A, Barnhart S. Cameroon mid-level providers offer a promising public health dentistry model. Hum Resour Health. 2012 Nov 26;10(1):46. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-10-46.  PMID: 23181636    PMCID: PMC3529690


Huntington I, Shrestha S, Reich NG, Hagopian A. Career intentions of medical students in the setting of Nepal's rapidly expanding private medical education system. Health Policy Plan. 2012 Aug;27(5):417-28. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czr052. Epub 2011 Aug 31.  PMID: 21880690


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Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

2013
Chair, capstone for Genya Shimkin
The Q Card: A feasibility Study of a patient-initiated communication tool for sexual minority youth and their healthcare providers

2013
Chair, capstone for Angela Wood
Can you sentence youth to freedom? Theory and best practices applied to redesigning an alternative to secure detention

2012
Chair, thesis committee for Sahar Banijamali
What causes home care workers to leave their jobs in Washington State? Predictors of turnover and job satisfaction

2012
Chair, capstone for Alarmel Krishnaswamy
The College-going Culture Index: Developing an instrument to evaluate school-level factors that influence postsecondary enrollment

2011
Chair, capstone for Katherine Hess
Evaluating College Access Now: A study of the effectiveness of a community-based effort to motivate and assist low-income, first-generation Seattle high schools students to go to college

2010
Chair, capstone for Natalie Stahl
Making housing first last longer: Exploring housing longevity through the lens of residents' lived experiences

External Funding (sampling of recent awards from UW SAGE data)

Health Alliance International 8 (Moz. Health Comm.)
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    1/1/2014 - 9/30/2014

Health Alliance International 8 (Moz. Health Comm.)
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    10/1/2012 - 9/30/2013

Mozambique Health Committee 7
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    10/1/2011 - 9/30/2012

Health Promotion Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2011 - 9/29/2012

Establishing and Strengthening CoE’s as Regional Health System Hubs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Barnhart           Dates:    9/1/2011 - 8/30/2016

Strengthening Graduate-Level Public Health Education in the Government of the Republic of Namibia Under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Downer           Dates:    4/1/2011 - 3/31/2012

2011 Iraq Mortality Metrics Study
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)
PI:   Hagopian           Dates:    3/14/2011 - 12/31/2020

2011 Iraq Mortality Metrics Study Phase 2
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)
PI:   Hagopian           Dates:    1/1/2011 - 12/31/2011

2011 Iraq Mortality Metrics Study Phase 3
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)
PI:   Hagopian           Dates:    1/1/2011 - 12/31/2011

2011 Iraq Mortality Metrics Study Phase 3
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)
PI:   Hagopian           Dates:    1/1/2011 - 12/31/2011

Mozambique Health Committee 6
Health Alliance International (HAI)
PI:   Holmes           Dates:    12/1/2010 - 9/30/2011

Health Promotion Research Center - Special Interest Projects
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Harris           Dates:    9/30/2010 - 9/29/2014

Education and Research Center
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Seixas           Dates:    7/1/2010 - 6/30/2015

Strengthening Graduate-Level Public Health Education in the Government of the Republic of Namibia Under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
PI:   Downer           Dates:    1/1/2009 - 12/31/2013

Projects

Health Alliance International

Senior Health Workforce Planning & Policy Advisor
http://depts.washington.edu/haiuw

Department of Global Health
Education and Curriculum Office, Chair of the International Health Program curriculum committee.
http://depts.washington.edu/deptgh/

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