Ph.D. Graduate Students
Research Interests: Health disparities among minority populations and ways to incorporate spatial data in our understanding of health disparities.
Research Interests: Health economics, health insurance, and access to healthcare.
Phylicia Twumwaa Bediako
Research/Academic Interests: Rural health, rural communities, especially ethnic/immigrant communities; global health (Ghana); Health disparities, epidemiology, sexually productive health issues and care provided for those issues.
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Research/Academic Interests: Research includes the dissemination of quality report cards in increasing awareness and use of provider information by chronically ill consumers.
Research/Academic Interests: Broadly, I am interested mostly in how preventive health policy affects health outcomes. Naturally, the dual-title PhD in HPA and Demography is a good fit. Specifically, my interests lie with many vaccination topics, such as vaccine policy, mandates, and ethics.
Learn more about Will Bleser
Research Interests: Fertility issues and breast cancer.
Research/Academic Interests: I am interested in the methods used to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate health system strengthening programs in developing countries. I am also interested in how population changes affect access to health care in that region.
Learn more about Reni Elewonibi
Research/Academic Interests: Quality of care and patient safety.
Research Interests: Disparities in children’s health and children’s mental health.
Research/Academic Interests: Health economics and quality improvement.
Research Interests: Health insurance policies and their financial management strategies from an economic perspective.
Research Interests: Hospitals and health care organizations, organizational behavior, strategic management, and quality improvement.
Research Interests: Quality of care.
Research/Academic Interests: Chronic care, and the impact of integrated programs.
Research/Academic Interests: Use of population stratification and previous case management outcomes to identify the sickest and most able to be impacted patients.
Research Interests: Electronic medical records and operations management.
Research Interests: Increasing access and decreasing the cost of healthcare; quality improvement; healthcare cost; primary prevention through community; health policy development and implementation.
Research Interests: Health geography and health care disparities.