Category Archives: Health Services Research, Policy & Administration

Mary Ellen Wells Joins MHA Program

August 07

Mary Ellen Wells, MHA ’84, will join the University of Minnesota Master of Healthcare Administration program as a senior lecturer and dyad partner beginning September 5, 2017. In this role, Mary Ellen will oversee relationships between the MHA program and Alumni Association/Foundation, lead efforts to enhance the program’s visibility in the…

Peiyin Hung Receives Rural Health and AcademyHealth Awards

April 19

HSRP&A PhD student, Peiyin Hung, received the 2017 National Rural Health Association/John Snow Inc. Student Achievement Award. This award recognizes extraordinary student-initiated activity within the field of rural health. Hung has also been selected as a recipient of the AcademyHealth Alice S. Hersh Student Scholarship. The scholarship is designed to encourage professional…

Remembering Bob Kane

March 21

Professor Bob Kane, one of the world’s leading researchers on aging, passed away on March 6, 2017.  Kane was director for the Center on Aging and the Evidence-Based Practice Center in the Division of Health Policy of Management.  He tirelessly confronted the challenges of aging and long-term care and urged us…

Negative Diversity Climate Raises Depression Risk in Medical School Students

November 09

Statistics show that medical students experience more depression, anxiety, and substance abuse than their peers in the general population — and the risk is even greater for minority students. Now, a new study reveals that a negative school diversity climate increases the risk of depression in medical students. Lead author…

PhD student Coleman Drake published in Journal of Rural Health

September 09

Coleman Drake, HSRP&A PhD student in the Division of Health Policy & Management, is lead author of an article published in The Journal of Rural Health. “Rural Enrollment in the Federally Facilitated Marketplace” examines the demographic, market, and policy-related factors influencing first year enrollment rates for the population targeted by the…