The mission of the Department of Health Management and Policy (HMP) is to develop and support highly qualified and appropriately trained public health leaders to assume management and policy roles to support population and community health improvement. The focus of the Department is on leadership for the planning, implementation and operation of systemic, effective and community responsive programs and organizations, as well as organizational and policy interventions requiring some combination of management, organization, finance, advocacy and political action, and public policy analysis skills.
The department houses major research centers, including:
Faculty research within the department focuses on urban violence and trauma, nutrition and hunger, poverty, healthcare administration and policy, organizational structure, health disparities, the use of technology and more.
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