Faculty and Staff

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Lu Ann Aday, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9177

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Dennis Andrulis, PhD

Associate Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2507

Research Interests:

  • racial/ethnic disparities in health and health care
  • health care policy
  • health care reform and addressing the needs of culturally diverse and other vulnerable populations
  • integrating racially and ethnically diverse communities into public health emergency preparedness
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Ajit Appari, PhD

Assistant Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9428
Room Number: RAS W310 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Economics of Health Information Technology
  • Organizational Impact of Health Information Technology
  • Quality of Care
  • Health Information Privacy and Security
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Economics of Health Care Delivery
  • Healthcare Market Structure
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Ellen Breckenridge, PhD, JD

Faculty Associate

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9430
Room Number: RAS E327 (Houston)

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Henry S. Brown III, PhD

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Dell Center for Healthy Living
Phone Number: (512) 391-2521
Room Number: UTA 6.348 (Austin)

Research Interests:

  • Effects of and demand for health insurance
  • immigrants and minority groups
  • economic evaluation of public health interventions
  • productivity costs of chronic illnesses
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Rigoberto Delgado, PhD

Assistant Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9000
Room Number: RAS W322 (Houston)

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Negin Fouladi

Faculty Associate

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9174
Room Number: RAS E311 (Houston)

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Carol A. Galeener, PhD

Assistant Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9426
Room Number: RAS E333 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Economics of Healthcare Delivery
  • Consequences of Health Policy
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Cecilia Ganduglia Cazaban, MD, DrPH

Assistant Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9486
Room Number: RAS E925 (Houston)

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Norma Garza

Faculty Associate

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (210) 276-9043
Room Number: OTC 1100G (Houston)

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Gretchen L. Gemeinhardt, PhD

Associate Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9159
Room Number: RAS W306 (Houston)

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Linda Highfield, PhD

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9389
Room Number: RAS E913 (Houston)

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Nuria Homedes, MD, DrPH

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (915) 747-8508
Room Number: HSN 352 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Health sector reform
  • pharmaceuticals policies
  • border health issues
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Nuria Homedes, MD, DrPH

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (915) 747-8508
Room Number: HSN 367 (El Paso)

Research Interests:

  • Health sector reform
  • pharmaceuticals policies
  • border health issues
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Trudy Krause, PhD

Associate Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9190
Room Number: RAS E905 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Healthcare quality
  • compliance and accreditation
  • occupational health.
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David R. Lairson, PhD

Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9176
Room Number: RAS E307 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Health care economics
  • economics of health promotion/disease prevention with special interest in cancer
  • economic evaluation of health care technology
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James R. Langabeer, EdD, PhD, FACHE

Professor of Informatics and Management

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health

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Stephen H. Linder, PhD

Professor & Director, Institute for Health Policy

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9494
Room Number: RAS E1023 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Policy studies
  • Social theory
  • Media studies
  • Climate change and health
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M. David Low, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9435

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Dritana Marko, MD, MSc

Faculty Associate

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (210) 276-9041
Room Number: OTC 1111 (San Antonio)

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Laura McKieran, DrPH

Associate Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (210) 276-9007
Room Number: OTC 1113 (San Antonio)

Research Interests:

  • "Business intelligence" for community improvement
  • data visualization and GIS
  • linking administrative data across service systems
  • small-area and hyperlocal data
  • community needs and assets assessment
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Osama I. Mikhail, PhD

Professor, NTR

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9175

Research Interests:

  • Hospital industry structure
  • strategic planning
  • health care finance
  • technology assessment
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Robert Morgan, PhD

Professor & Chair, Management, Policy, & Community Hlth

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9187
Room Number: RAS E923 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Measurement in health services research
  • system policies and patient factors affecting access to care
  • interactions among health care systems
  • patient knowledge about health care
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Suja S. Rajan, PhD

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9194
Room Number: RAS E319 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Health Economics
  • Economic Evaluation of Healthcare Interventions
  • Econometrics
  • Cancer Health Outcomes Research
  • Women’s Health
  • Racial and Socio-Economic Disparities
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Frances Revere, PhD

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9199
Room Number: RAS W338 (Houston)

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Thomas F. Reynolds

Faculty Associate

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9387
Room Number: RAS E1019 (Houston)

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Pauline Rosenau, PhD

Professor Emerita

Management, Policy & Community Health

Website

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Room Number: RAS E903A (Houston)

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Paul Rowan, PhD

Associate Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9183
Room Number: RAS E303 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • The influence of psychological factors upon health care outcomes
  • Organization of health care systems for detecting and treating psychological difficulties
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Vanessa Schick, PhD

Assistant Professor

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9398
Room Number: RAS E917 (Houston)

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Lynn Schroth, DrPH

Professor of Management, Policy & Community Health

Management, Policy & Community Health

Department: Management, Policy & Community Health
Center: Center for Health Systems Research, Policy, and Practice
Phone Number: (713) 500-9198
Room Number: RAS W340 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Healthcare Management and Strategic Planning
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