Past News in Health Policy and Adminisration (HPA)


HPA professor to address impact of health care reform at Penn State Law conference
Dr. Deirdre McCaughey, assistant professor of health policy and administration, will be a panelist at an upcoming conference, titled “Lifting the Fog on Health Care Reform: Policy and Transactions,” on November 10, 2009, presented by Penn State University, The Dickinson School of Law. The goal of the conference is to “help participants understand the policy issues and assess the potential impact on the business community,” said Samuel Thompson, Penn State Law professor.

Susquehanna Health, Penn State announce strategic alliance
Susquehanna Health and Penn State’s Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) program have announced a strategic alliance that will advance co-curricular learning for students and provide Susquehanna Health with a high-quality resource for strategic research.

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Student awarded prestigious Winston Fellowship
Devon Trolley, a recent graduate of the Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) program, has been awarded a prestigious David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship. She is spending one year as a fellow in Washington, D.C., where she is visiting a variety of national health policy centers and pursuing a personal interest project with the guidance of key policy makers from the private and public sectors.

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Mayers Lecture set for April 14
The 12th Annual Stanley P. Mayers Endowed Lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at The Penn Stater Conference Center Dean’s Hall, University Park. Presented by the Department of Health Policy and Administration, the College of Health and Human Development and in conjunction with Mount Nittany Medical Center, the lecture presented by Dr. Bruce Bagley is titled “The Primary Care Crisis in America – Redesigning Practices to Meet the Challenge.” Bagley serves as the Medical Director for Quality Improvement with the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Past news from the department of Health Policy and Administration