PhD Faculty

PhD students and faculty conducting a meeting in a Heller conference room.
Jeffrey Prottas, Professor and Director, PhD Program

Jeffrey Prottas

Professor and Director, PhD Program

Expertise: Organizational research, community-based research, health policy and implementation studies, case studies, surveys and qualitative analysis

781-736-3955 Schneider 209
Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Samuel F. and Rose B. Gingold Professor of Human Development and Social Policy; Director, Institute for Child Youth and Family Policy

Dolores Acevedo-Garcia

Samuel F. and Rose B. Gingold Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and Director, Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy

Expertise: Public health, racial/ethnic disparities in health and social determinants of health, social policy and health
781-736-3715 Heller-Brown 364
Stuart Altman, Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy

Stuart Altman

Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy

Expertise: Healthcare economics and policy; healthcare industry reform, Medicare

781-736-3803 Schneider 214
Professor Christine Bishop

Christine Bishop

Atran Professor of Labor Economics

Expertise: Health economics; economics of long-term services and supports and post-acute care; economics of aging

781-736-3942 Schneider Building 212
Janet Boguslaw, Senior Scientist and Senior Lecturer, and Associate Director, MPP Program

Janet Boguslaw

Senior Scientist and Senior Lecturer and Associate Director, MPP Program

Expertise: Asset development, program implementation and evaluation; poverty and economic security; precarious work; stakeholder engagement; qualitative methods and analysis; case studies

781-736-3738 Heller-Brown 361
Diana Bowser, Associate Professor and Director, MS Program in Global Health Policy and Management

Diana Bowser

Associate Professor and Director, MS Program in Global Health Policy and Management

Expertise: Health economics, health systems, Latin America, quantitative and qualitative methods
781-736-4811 Heller-Brown 272
Jon Chilingerian, Professor

Jon Chilingerian

Professor

Expertise: Research and teaching on organizational leadership, DEA, health services research, performance management, health care management, 360 leadership coaching, executive education, and organization theory

781-736-3828 Schneider 204
Stephen Fournier, Senior Lecturer in the Heller School and Adjunct Professor in the Brandeis International Business School

Stephen Fournier

Senior Lecturer in the Heller School and Adjunct Professor in the International Business School

Expertise: Statistics, econometrics, data analysis and applied causal modeling and data maintenance, special expertise in both Stata and SPSS

781-736-3898 Heller-Brown Building 368
Professor Deborah Garnick

Deborah Garnick

Professor

Expertise: managed care, health care quality, substance abuse treatment services, insurance reform, performance measurement, healthcare datasets, survey data

781-736-3840 Heller-Brown 256
Professor Jody Hoffer Gittell

Jody Hoffer Gittell

Professor

Organizational change, organizational effectiveness, organizational resilience, organizational theory, human resource management, relational coordination
781-736-3680 Schneider 206
Dominic Hodgkin, Associate Professor

Dominic Hodgkin

Professor

Expertise: Health economics, managed care, economics of mental health and substance abuse, prescription drugs

781-736-8551 Heller-Brown 264
Constance M. Horgan, Professor and Director, Institute for Behavioral Health

Constance Horgan

Professor and Director, Institute for Behavioral Health

Expertise: Organization and financing of alcohol, drug and mental health service; quality and effectiveness of behavioral health treatment

781-736-3916 Heller-Brown 257
Nina Kammerer, Senior Lecturer

Nina Kammerer

Senior Lecturer

Expertise: anthropology and public health, Southeast Asia, US, and Catalunya, Spain, qualitative research methods, mixed methods, program evaluation, health services research, behavioral health, HIV/AIDS, trauma, ethnicities and nations, gender, kinship and social organization, ritual and religion

781-736-2940 Heller-Brown 353
Tatjana Meschede, Senior Scientist and Senior Lecturer

Tatjana Meschede

Senior Scientist and Senior Lecturer

Expertise: Poverty, economic security, homelessness and housing, research methods/statistics, working with large national data sets

781-736-8678 Heller-Brown 359
Monika Mitra, Associate Professor and Interim Director of the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

Monika Mitra

Associate Professor and Interim Director of the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

Expertise: health and disability research; public health approach to disability; disability-related disparities in health and health care access; violence against persons with disabilities; perinatal health of women with disabilities; reproductive health care access; unmet needs and barriers to care for people with disabilities

Lee Panas, Senior Programmer and Lecturer

Lee Panas

Senior Programmer and Lecturer

Expertise: Statistical programming and analysis of large state and national databases

781-736-3943 Heller-Brown 270
Jennifer N. Perloff, Scientist and Lecturer

Jennifer Perloff, PhD’06

Scientist and Lecturer

Expertise: Evaluation research, study design, survey tool design and validation, data analysis, including claims data, manuscript preparation

781-736-3935 Schneider 213
Sharon Reif, Senior Scientist and Lecturer

Sharon Reif, PhD’02

Senior Scientist and Lecturer

Expertise: Health services research, with a focus on substance use disorders (substance abuse, addiction, alcohol, drugs) and other behavioral health

781-736-3924 Heller-Brown 259
Grant A. Ritter, Associate Research Professor

Grant Ritter

Associate Research Professor

Expertise: Statistics, quantitative methods, health services research

781-736-3872 Heller-Brown 268
Rajesh Sampath, Associate Professor of the Philosophy of Justice, Rights, and Social Change and Associate Director of the Master's Program in Sustainable International Development

Rajesh Sampath

Associate Professor of the Philosophy of Justice, Rights, and Social Change and Associate Director of the Master's Program in Sustainable International Development

Expertise:  General topics in applied moral and political philosophy; philosophy of development; comparative religions; theories of justice; development ethics; philosophy of law, comparative constitutional law, critical race theory, gender and sexuality, human rights and theories of democracy

781-736-5338 Heller-Brown 157
Len Saxe, Klutznick Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies

Len Saxe

Klutznick Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies

Expertise: Social psychology, methodology, policy analysis; American Jewry

781-736-3952 Lown Center for Judaica Studies 320
Tom Shapiro, Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy and Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy

Thomas Shapiro

Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy and Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy

Expertise: Racial inequality and public policy

781-736-4671 Heller-Brown 357
Donald Shepard, Professor

Donald Shepard

Professor

Expertise: Health economics, cost-effectiveness analysis, cost-benefit analysis, health financing in the United States and globally, and their application to drug and alcohol abuse, cardiovascular disease, dengue and malaria

781-736-3975 Heller-Brown 275
Laurence Simon, Professor of International Development and Director of the Center for Global Development and Sustainability

Laurence R. Simon

Professor of International Development and Director, Center for Global Development and Sustainability

Expertise: Philosophy of development, political geography, poverty alleviation, agrarian reform, project planning and implementation, evaluation, organizational management

781-736-4148 Heller-Brown 160
Maureen T. Stewart, Scientist and Lecturer

Maureen Stewart, PhD’09

Scientist and Lecturer

Expertise: Health services research, with a focus on financing and organization of behavioral health care; use of technology to improve access to and quality of behavioral health care

781-736-3717 Heller-Brown 262
Deborah Stone, Distinguished Visiting Professor

Deborah Stone

Distinguished Visiting Professor

Expertise: Politics of policy making and policy analysis; health policy; social policy; policy making institutions and policy analysis in the developing world

63960 Heller-Brown 346
Cindy Thomas, PhD'00, Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Cindy Thomas

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Expertise Health Policy State health reform Prescription drug benefits Addiction treatment Medicare and Medicaid coverage

Christopher Tompkins, Associate Professor

Christopher Tompkins, MMHS’82, PhD’91

Associate Professor and Director, Institute on Healthcare Systems

Expertise: Health services research, health economics, national and state health policy, research methods

781-736-3913 Schneider 219
Marji Erickson Warfield, Senior Scientist and Lecturer

Marji Erickson Warfield, PhD’91

Senior Scientist and Lecturer and Director, Nathan and Toby Starr Center on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Expertise: Children and youth with developmental disabilities and special health care needs, family adaptation, longitudinal studies, program evaluation

781-736-3833 Heller-Brown 350