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Health Services, Research, Policy & Administration PhD




This PhD program trains students for positions as researchers and teachers in top universities, government agencies, and health insurance, provider and consulting organizations.

The program provides a multidisciplinary examination of the social, political and economic forces that affect the organization, financing and delivery of health care services. This is an ideal field for students interested in affecting policy and having an impact on health care systems.

Contact Info

Major Coordinator
Maureen Andrew

Director of Graduate Studies
Karen Kuntz’s research focuses primarily on the health decision sciences. This involves developing computer-based simulation models to evaluate the outcomes of health strategies aimed at prevention, testing, and treatment of disease.
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