Departmental Research

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.

Learn more about research in the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy.

Potential Program Mentors

Visit the College of Public Health website for a full list of graduate faculty.

Research Centers

The College of Public Health contains several research centers, labs and programs associated with our public health disciplines. These include the

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.

Research in Temple’s College of Public Health

The College of Public Health is one of the most research-active colleges at Temple University. Research at the college is multidisciplinary and spans both discovery and translation.

Temple is an R1 institution of “highest research activity” as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4% of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple’s research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and by using advances in technology to make a positive impact on people’s lives.