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Mark J Schlesinger, PhD

Department Chair and Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Interests

Consumer Behavior; Health Policy; Ownership; Patient Advocacy; Policy Making; Public Opinion

Dr. Schlesinger is Professor of Health Policy and a fellow of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale University and past editor of the Journal of Health Policy, Politics and Law. Dr. Schlesinger’s research explores the determinants of public opinion about health and social policy, the influence of bounded rationality on medical consumers, the role of nonprofit organizations in American medicine. His recent research initiatives include (a) studying how the changing availability of...

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Howard Paul Forman, MD

Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Economics, of Management and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Director of MD/MBA Program at Yale

Director, MBA for Executives (Healthcare Focus Area); SOM

Director, Health Care Management Program; YSPH

Faculty Director of Finance; Department of Radiology; YSM

Research Interests

Costs and Cost Analysis; Economics, Hospital; Economics, Medical; Health Care Economics and Organizations; Health Services Administration; Internship and Residency; Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care); Public Health; Quality Assurance, Health Care; Quality of Health Care; Radiation; Radiology; Global Health; Telemedicine; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Economics, Pharmaceutical; Health Care Sector; Quality Improvement

Howie Forman is a Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Public Health (Health Policy), Management, and Economics at Yale University. He came to Yale as a practicing diagnostic radiologist and remains an active clinician in the YNHH Emergency Room, where he also functions as the operational chief for Radiology. Since 1998, he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on healthcare policy, economics, finance, and leadership. He is the faculty director and founder of Yale’s MD/MBA...

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Susan Busch, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Research Interests

Health Care Economics and Organizations; Health Services Research; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Professor Busch is a Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. Professor Busch’s research examines the effects of policies and regulations on health care cost and quality. Most of her work focuses on behavioral health. Professor Busch’s work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She has an...

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Xi Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Affiliated Faculty, Department of Economics

Research Interests

Aging; Air Pollution; Child; Cognition; Economics; Pensions; Social Behavior; Climate Change; Social Networking

Xi Chen, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Health Policy, of Global Health, of Economics, and of Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Yale University. He is a faculty fellow at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, the Macmillan Center, the Yale Institute for Network Science, and the Yale-China Association. His research focuses on fetal and early childhood development, population aging and public policies, climate change and health, and...

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Paul D Cleary, PhD

Anna M. R. Lauder Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Professor of Sociology and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies

Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Research Interests

Health Services Research; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Global Health; HIV Infections; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D. is the Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management. He served as Dean of the Yale School of Public Health from 2006 to 2017. He holds secondary positions as Professor of Sociology and in the Institute for Social and Institute for Social and Policy Studies. He is directs the Yale Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA), which provides infrastructure support to almost 50 research and training grants and over 150...

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Zack Cooper, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy ), Assistant Professor of Economics, and Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Research Interests

Economics

Zack Cooper is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and of Economics at Yale University He is also a Resident Fellow at the school’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), where he directs the ISPS Health Center. Professor Cooper’s work is focused on using big data analysis and economic research to improve health care policy. There are three strands to his work. The first is examining the growth and variation in health care spending in the United States. The second is analyzing...

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Abigail Sarah Friedman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Abigail S. Friedman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. Applying frameworks and methods from behavioral and health economics, her research focuses on the drivers of costly health behaviors, with a particular focus on adolescent and young adult tobacco and substance use, as well as related disparities (e.g., by socioeconomic status, education, and mental health). She is particularly interested in understanding how...

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Shelley Diehl Geballe, JD, MPH

Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health

Attorney Geballe is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health at the Yale School of Public Health (teaching Pubilc Health Law, Health Disparities, and the Health Policy Practicum) and a Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School (co-teaching the Legislative Advocacy Clinic). She also is the Distinguished Senior Fellow at Connecticut Voices for Children, a state research and advocacy organization she co-founded in 1995 and led as President until 2008. A graduate of Yale Law School (1976)...

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Chima D Ndumele, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and Assistant Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Chima Ndumele is an Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) at the Yale School of Public Health. His research is focused on better understanding factors which influence the way vulnerable populations connect with and access health care resources. Specifically, he conducts work in three areas. The first examines how changes in local policy environment impact the care received by Medicaid enrollees. The second area explores how safety-net organizations can improve health care...

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Ingrid Nembhard, PhD, MS

Ira V. Hiscock Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Associate Professor of Management, and Associate Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Research Interests

Health Services Administration; Health Services Research; Quality of Health Care; Health Care

Ingrid M. Nembhard, Ph.D., M.S., is Associate Professor of Public Health and Management at Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Management. She also serves as the Associate Director for the Health Care Management Program at Yale. Her research focuses on how characteristics of health care organizations, their leaders, and staff contribute to their ability to implement new practices, engage in continuous organizational learning, and ultimately improve quality of care. She is currently...

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A David Paltiel, MBA, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Professor of Management, and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; France; Health Policy; Health Resources; HIV; India; Operations Research; South Africa

The objective that guides Dr. Paltiel's scholarly activities is to promote a reasoned approach to decision making and resource allocation in public health and medicine. Trained in the field of Operations Research, Dr. Paltiel designs and implements policy models and cost-effectiveness analyses. He has a special interest and expertise in HIV/AIDS and has published broadly on the cost-effectiveness of testing, prevention, treatment, and care, both in the United States and around the world.

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Jason L Schwartz, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and in the History of Medicine

Research Interests

Health Policy; History of Medicine; Public Health; Risk; Sociology, Medical; Vaccination; Evidence-Based Medicine

Jason L. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. He holds a secondary appointment in the Section of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine and is also affiliated with the Program in the History of Science and Medicine. He has written widely on vaccines and vaccination programs, decision-making in public health policy, and the structure and function of scientific expert advice to government. His...

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Jody L. Sindelar, PhD

Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Professor of Economics, and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Executive Committee, ISPS

Research Associate, NBER

Research Interests

Aging; Alcoholism; Economics; Health Policy; Obesity; Smoking; Health Behavior; Smoking Cessation; Substance-Related Disorders; Social Determinants of Health; Health Care

Dr. Jody Sindelar is a Professor of Public Health and Economics at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM), and at the Yale University Department of Economics. In addition, she is a Research Associate at the National Bureau Economic Research (NBER), Research Fellow at the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Associated Faculty at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) at Yale, Bing Visiting faculty at Rand Corporation in Santa Monica,...

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Jacob Wallace, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Health Care Economics and Organizations; Medicaid; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Jacob Wallace is an Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy) at the Yale School of Public Health. His research is focused on the economics of health insurance markets with particular emphasis on the impact of managed care in public insurance programs. This area of research is growing in importance, as the government is increasingly contracting with managed care plans to deliver benefits in Medicaid and Medicare. Specifically, he conducts work in three areas.  The first uses novel...

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Reza Yaesoubi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Interests

Communicable Diseases; Costs and Cost Analysis; Decision Theory; Epidemiology; Health Priorities; Health Resources; Influenza, Human; Meningitis; Operations Research; Technology Assessment, Biomedical; Tuberculosis; Disease Transmission, Infectious; Epidemics; Pandemics

Dr. Yaesoubi’s research focuses on medical decision making and model-based evaluation of health policies. His work incorporates mathematical and computer simulation models, statistical methods, and optimization techniques to guide resource allocation and decision making in public health and health delivery systems. He has applied these methods in conducting cost-effectiveness analyses of colorectal cancer screening strategies, estimating societal willingness-to-pay for health, and...

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Research Scientists

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Amanda Brewster, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Amanda L. Brewster is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Yale School of Public Health. Her research examines how management and inter-organizational relationships influence the performance of health care organizations. Her recent work focuses on identifying effective strategies for health care and social services to work together to address both medical and social determinants of health. She is currently leading a study that compares...

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Maureen Elizabeth Canavan, PhD, MPH

Associate Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Maureen E. Canavan, Ph.D., is an epidemiologist at Yale Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center (COPPER) since 2017. In addition to working the MCBS data, she works as part of the Yale Cancer Center’s Cancer Care Innovations Lab (CaCIL) team evaluating quality metrics for cancer care.  Her research interests include health management, employment, and end of life care. Prior to her work at COPPER, she was a member of the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) team,...

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Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH

Senior Research Scientist and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Associate Director Patient Centered Outcomes Research Training Program Yale-CORE

Lecturer, Yale College

Research Interests

Health Policy; Public Health; Quality of Health Care; Social Sciences; Global Health; Health Care

Leslie Curry, PhD, MPH, is Senior Research Scientist in Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health, Lecturer in Yale College, core faculty at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and Associate Director of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Training Program at Yale Center for Outcomes Research. Leslie’s research focuses on management, culture and organizational performance in diverse health care settings in the U.S. and internationally. She is especially...

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Amy Davidoff, PhD, MS

Senior Research Scientist in Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Interests

Medicare; Health Policy; Insurance, Health; Neoplasms; Medically Uninsured; Medicare Part D; Early Detection of Cancer; Prescription Drugs; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Dr. Davidoff is a health economist and health services researcher at the Yale School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, where she is a Senior Research Scientist. She is also affiliated with the Yale Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center.



She is an expert in the area of consumer demand for health insurance and related benefits, and studies the effects of public policy on the availability and cost of private insurance, eligibility and...

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Rene Almeling

Associate Professor Tenure

In my research and teaching, I focus on issues associated with gender and medicine. Using a range of historical, qualitative, and quantitative methods, I examine questions about how biological bodies and cultural norms interact to influence scientific knowledge, medical markets, and individual experiences. My first book, Sex Cells: The Medical Market for Eggs and Sperm (University of California Press, 2011), received awards from the American Sociological Association and the American...

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David A. Fiellin, MD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine), in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Professor, Investigative Medicine

Director, Community Research and Implementation Core, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA)

Research Interests

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; Alcoholism; Buprenorphine; Health Policy; HIV; Internal Medicine; Substance Abuse Detection; Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

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Alan Gerber

Dean of the Social Sciences Division, Charles C. and Dorathea S. Dilley Professor of Political Science and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Economics and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Alan Gerber is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Study of American Politics at Yale University where he teaches courses on experimental methods, statistics, and American politics. His current research focuses on the application of experimental methods to the study of campaign communications, and he has designed and performed experimental evaluations of many campaigns and fundraising programs, both partisan and non-partisan in nature.

His experimental research has...

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Amy Caroline Justice, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Interests

Aging; Chronic Disease; Health Policy; Internal Medicine; Veterans; HIV Infections

Dr. Justice has conducted research focusing on outcomes in chronic HIV infection for over 25 years. Her goal is to use living with HIV infection as a model for understanding and improving outcomes in chronic disease. She is the Principal Investigator on the Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) (www.vacohort.org). Her research considers the complex roles of aging, symptoms, medical treatment, adherence, patient-provider relationships, disease severity, and medical and psychiatric comorbid illness...

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Edward H Kaplan, PhD

William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Operations Research and Professor of Public Health

Professor of Engineering

Professor of Public Health

Research Interests

HIV; Statistics

Edward H. Kaplan obtained his BA from McGill University with First Class Honors in Economic and Urban Geography, and proceeded to graduate study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he completed three masters’ degrees (in Operations Research, City Planning, and Mathematics) in addition to his doctorate in Urban Studies. He currently serves as the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Sciences at the Yale School of Management, Professor of Public Health at the Yale...

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Marissa D. King

Professor of Organizational Behavior

Professor Kings' research examines factors associated with the adoption, diffusion, and utilization of mental health medications. In general, her research analyzes the spatial and temporal dimensions of innovation and contagion. To understand how large-scale social transformations arise from local social networks, she has studied cases ranging from the rise in autism prevalence during the past decade to the organizational foundations of the antislavery movement in the late 19th century. Her...

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Harlan M Krumholz, MD, SM

Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Investigative Medicine and of Public Health (Health Policy)

Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University

Research Interests

Cardiology; Cardiovascular Diseases; Epidemiologic Methods; Health Policy; Heart Failure; Investigative Techniques; Myocardial Infarction; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation

Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist and health care researcher at Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received a BS from Yale, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard University School of Public Health. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), one of the nation’s first and most productive research units dedicated to producing innovations to...

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Edieal Jacob Pinker

Deputy Dean, Professor of Operations Research and of Health Policy

Professor Pinker’s research in healthcare looks at questions related to patient flow and capacity management within both in-patient and out-patient settings. In the out-patient setting he has studied the division of labor in primary care practices and advanced access appointment scheduling systems. In the in-patient setting he has studied how bed configurations can impact access to care and how congestion in ICUs impacts patient flow. He is currently involved in several projects...

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Robert Rosenheck, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Health Policy

Research Interests

Criminology; Humanities; Quality of Life; Public Sector; Substance-Related Disorders; Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features; Federal Government; Psychiatry and Psychology; Health Care

Dr. Robert Rosenheck is Professor of Psychiatry, Public Health and at the Child Study Center at Yale Medical School where he is also Director of the Division of Mental Health Services and Outcomes Research in the Department of Psychiatry. He is an internationally known mental health service researcher who is leader in cost-effectiveness studies of behavioral health interventions and in monitoring quality of care and other aspects of the performance of large health care system. He was...

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Joseph Solomon Ross, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and Associate Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Interests

Delivery of Health Care; Health Services Research; Pharmaceutical Services; Quality of Health Care

Joseph S. Ross, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Public Health (Health Policy and Management), a member of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at the Yale-New Haven Hospital, and an Assistant Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Clinical Scholars program at Yale. He completed his undergraduate degrees in biological science: neuroscience and psychology at the University of Rochester and his medical degree at the Albert Einstein...

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Fiona M. Scott Morton

Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Management and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies and of Economics

Fiona M. Scott Morton is the Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management where she has been on the faculty since 1999. Her area of academic research is empirical industrial organization, with a focus on empirical studies of competition in areas such as pricing, entry, and product differentiation. Her published articles range widely across industries, from magazines, to shipping, to pharmaceuticals, to internet retailing, and are published in leading...

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Mary Elizabeth Tinetti, MD

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Professor in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies

Section Chief, Geriatrics

Research Interests

Accidental Falls; Decision Making; Geriatrics; Risk Factors

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Unni Krishnan Karunakara, MBBS, MPH, DrPH

Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health

Dr. Unni Karunakara was International President of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from 2010-2013. He has been a humanitarian worker and a public health professional for more than two decades, with extensive experience in the delivery of health care to populations affected by conflict, disasters, epidemics, and neglect in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. He was Medical Director of the MSF’s Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines (2005-2007) and co-founded VIVO, an...

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Marna Parke Borgstrom, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

President and CEO, Yale New Haven Health System

Marna Borgstrom began her career at Yale-New Haven Hospital more than 30 years ago. Her varied roles have taken her from a post-graduate fellowship, to various staff and management roles, to her 1994 promotion to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In 2005, she was appointed President and CEO of both Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System.



The Yale New Haven Health System, which has $2 billion in revenues and employs 13,000 people in...

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Marguerite Moore Callaway, MBA

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

A faculty member at the Yale School of Public Health and Foundation for Professional Development in South Africa since 2005, Marguerite Callaway has developed and delivered online and face-to-face leadership development and management training globally. She has collaborated with the YSPH Global Health Leadership Institute’s programs in both China and South Africa.

Ms. Callaway’s life’s work has been to understand the conditions that foster leadership effectiveness and organizational success....

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Martha Gardiner Dale

Lecturer in Health Policy

Consultant and lecturer for Yale-IMD Hospital Management and Leadership Program

Martha works with the Yale School of Public Health as a lecturer in health management and as a member of the teaching faculty for the Yale-IMD Hospital Management and Leadership Program based in Beijing, China and New Haven, CT. Ms. Dale most recently has worked at Yale as the director for China programs at the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) of Yale University’s School of Public Health. She had primary responsibility for the Yale-Tsinghua University collaborative with the Goldman...

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Richard D'Aquila, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Mr. D'Aquila received his graduate degree in hospital administration from Yale School of Medicine and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Central Connecticut State University. Before joining Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2006, he was a senior vice president and chief operating officer of New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Previously, D’Aquila was executive vice president and chief operating officer at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport.

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Henry Glaeser Dove, PhD, MBA

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Henry G. Dove, Ph.D. received an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley and his doctorate in operations research/health services research from the Yale University School of Management.

He is the former director of Yale University-West Haven Veterans Health Services Research program; his research focused on innovative methods for quality assurance.

He was a founding officer of Iris Corporation, a startup company that developed software products for

He is currently president of Case-mix...

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Heather E Fosburgh

Director of Programs and Outreach

Lecturer, Health Policy and Management

Heather Fosburgh is currently the Director of Programs and Outreach for the Yale Greenberg World Fellows Program at the Jackson Institute for World Affairs. Before this, she spent five years at the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI), most recently as a Program Manager. She worked on health system strengthening in Africa, South East Asia and the Caribbean. A lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health, Ms. Fosburgh teaches financial management; leadership, management and governance...

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Martin Klein, MPH, PhD

Senior Advisor, Dean's Office

Director, InnovateHealth Yale; Executive Director, Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative

Martin Klein, Ph.D., M.P.H. is the Senior Advisor to the dean of the Yale School of Public Health. He is also the founder and Director of InnovateHealth Yale, a program in social impact and entrepreneurship and the co-founder and Executive Director of the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative. He previously served as the Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs at the Yale School of Public Health, and was responsible for the offices of development, alumni relations, and...

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Sanjeev Kumar, PhD

Lecturer of Public Health, Health Policy

I am a Lecturer in Health Economics and Policy at the Department of Health Policy and Management at Yale University. My main research interests are in the field of health and health care delivery issues in both developed and developing countries. I am also interested in applied microeconomics, development economics, public policy, global health, neuroeconomics, and genoeconomics.

From August 2014 to July 2016, under supervision of Prof. Elizabeth Bradley, I worked on developing professional and...

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Mary Alice Lee, MSN, PhD

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Mary Alice Lee is a Lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health. Her research and teaching is focused on improving health and health care for children, pregnant women, and families. For over twenty years, Dr. Lee directed state-funded independent monitoring and policy analysis of enrollment trends, maternal health and birth outcomes, and children’s health services in Connecticut’s HUSKY Program (Medicaid and CHIP). Since 2015, Dr. Lee has worked with colleagues in Bhutan and at the Bhutan...

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Erika Linnander, MPH, MBA

Senior Technical Officer Global Health Leadership Institute and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Research Interests

Institutional Management Teams; Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation; Health Care

Erika Linnander is a Senior Technical Officer at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute, where she develops and leads education research in health management across country settings.A lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health, Ms. Linnander teaches management, quality improvement, and strategic problem solving across Yale’s certificate and master’s-level education programs. Over the past decade, she has designed, led, and evaluated health management programming in China, Egypt,...

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Michael Skonieczny

Deputy Director, Global Health

Executive Director, Global Health Leadership Institute

Director of Practice, Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy

Mike Skonieczny is Executive Director of GHLI and Director of Practice, Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy. Mr. Skonieczny was the director of public policy for Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, where he led the organization’s advocacy efforts focused on expanding U.S. financial support for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Prior to Friends, he was a senior public policy officer at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation,...

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Jonathan P Smith, MPH

Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Jonathan is a lecturer in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases and Global Health at Yale University School of Public Health, where he researches TB and HIV in the context of mining and migrancy in sub-Saharan Africa. He is an affiliate of the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute and founding director of Visual Epidemiology, a non-profit organization seeking to combine academic discourse with personal narratives through filmmaking.

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Stephanie S Spangler, MD

Deputy Provost for Health Affairs and Academic Integrity; University Title IX Coordinator; Clinical Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services

Dr. Spangler joined the Office of the Provost in 1995 and serves as provostial liaison for the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, Yale University Health Services, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and other health and biomedical units. She also oversees the Provost's Office of Academic Integrity, established in 2011, working with colleagues throughout the University to fortify and consolidate programs and procedures relating to academic integrity. Additionally, she is...

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Richard S. Stahl, MD, MBA

Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic) and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Dr. Richard Stahl is the senior associate dean for strategic relationships at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. He had more than 35 years of leadership experience from the Yale New Haven Health System, where he served as vice president for clinical services. While at the Yale New Haven Health System, Stahl served in several leadership roles, including assistant medical director of surgery, the Emergency Department; co-director, Yale Comprehensive Breast...

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Sarah M Horwitz, PhD

Professor Emeritus of Public Health (Health Policy) and Associate Professor in the Child Study Center

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James Franklin Jekel, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

The emeritus C.-E.A. Winslow Professor of Public Health, Jekel’s research focused on teenage pregnancy, outcomes for teenage mothers and their babies, cocaine abuse as well as high fevers in infancy and intrauterine growth retardation. Jekel was director of medical studies and acting head of the Division of Health Services Administration, director of the School of Medicine's Preventive Medicine Residency Program and assistant director of its Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program.

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Lowell Stern Levin, MPH, DEd

Professor Emeritus of and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

Lowell Levin is Emeritus Professor of Public Health at Yale University. His research and work as a consultant throughout the world have often challenged established public health beliefs and practices. Committed to health promotion, in the 1960s he pioneered the citizen participation movement, focusing on health communication and the social and behavioral factors affecting health (Self-Care: Lay Initiatives in Health, 1976). In the 1970s and early 1980s, with the first publication of The Hidden...

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