This degree is offered by the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy at Temple’s College of Public Health. Faculty research emphases within the department include
- the development of health policies affecting areas such as tobacco use, mental health, substance abuse, violence and obesity;
- community health, prevention, and emergency preparedness;
- disparities, access to care and social determinants of health;
- global healthcare management and leadership;
- impacts of health information technologies; and
- patient experience and quality of care, population health, and healthcare costs and financing.
Potential Program Mentors
The College of Public Health contains several research centers, labs and programs associated with our public health disciplines. These include the
- Behavioral and Cancer Epidemiology Research Program,
- Biostatistics Support Center,
- Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE),
- Fox Chase Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Program,
- Health Behavior Research Clinic,
- Health Disparities Research Laboratory,
- Public Health Law Research Center,
- Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology Research Program,
- Risk Communication Laboratory,
- Siminoff Research Group,
- Social and Behavioral Health Intervention Laboratory, and
- Water, Health and Applied Microbiology (WHAM) Lab.
In addition, faculty and doctoral students are involved in research with affiliates in the Beasley School of Law, the Fox Chase Cancer Center, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, and other schools and colleges at Temple University.