Health Policy and Management focuses on the administration, economics, finance, policy, and law of health care systems. It develops and uses theories and models based in the social and behavioral sciences, such as organizational theory, economic theory, decision theory, and motivation theory to understand the health care system; identify and analyze its strengths and weaknesses, and design, implement, evaluate and improve programs.
Health Policy and Management
in the spotlight
Larry Pellegrini, a Ph.D. candidate in the Health Policy and Management program, recently received the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) 2013 Medical Care Student Session Award.