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Stellar research and teaching at the Division of Health Policy and Management (HPM) lead to groundbreaking changes in policy and practice. And being part Minnesota’s extraordinary health care environment gives our students the chance to interact with leaders who are at the top of their fields.

Whether you want to pursue your studies full-time or as a working professional, online or in the classroom, we invite you to explore the many opportunities at HPM. The division offers graduate degrees awarded by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, in addition to joint degree and non-degree programs. Professor Ira Moscovice serves as the division head.


Recent News

MHA e-Briefing: Obstetric Services and Quality Among Critical Access, Rural and Urban Hospitals in Nine States

Background Motivated by concerns about the clo­sure of obstetric units in rural hospi­tals and limited availability of obstet­ric care providers in rural areas, much contemporary research on rural obstetric…

October 27, 2014Faculty HPM

Maternal diagnoses doesn’t explain variation in cesarean rates across US hospitals

In 2011, cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the U.S., making up 32.8 percent of all deliveries and more than 1.3 million births. But while cesarean…

October 22, 2014Faculty Homepage News HPM

More effective alcohol policies ignored while less effective passed into law

What works to prevent alcohol-related deaths and binge drinking isn’t always what makes it into law. A new study finds that policymakers are significantly more likely to adopt ineffective…

October 15, 2014Homepage News HPM News

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