MASTER'S DEGREE IN HEALTH POLICY AND LAW

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Not Accepting Applications for Fall 2017

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Not Accepting Applications for Fall 2017

The program is not accepting applications for Fall 2017. Please check back in January 2018.

Health Policy and Law Program Information Sessions

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Health Policy and Law Program Information Sessions

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Program News


Professor Tim Mackey was Interviewed for a CNN Article: “How to pay less for your prescription drugs, legally”

Professor Tim Mackey was Interviewed for a CNN Article: “How to pay less for your prescription drugs, legally”

Program Co-Director, Dr. Tim Mackey was interviewed by Susan Scutti, CNN for this article published August 25, 2016. The article suggests six ways to reduce what you pay for prescription drugs: free samples, generic drugs, prescription drug coupons, patient assistance programs, comparison shopping, and online pharmacies.

Article: How to pay less for your prescription drugs legally

 

Spring 2014 Graduate Allison Anderson has co-authored an article in the Journal of Health Communication

Spring 2014 Graduate Allison Anderson has co-authored an article in the Journal of Health Communication

Last month, in the Journal of Health Communication, MAS recent graduate and alumni Allison Anderson, GHPi Director Prof. Tim Mackey, Dr. Bryan Liang, and Prof. Amir Attaran co-authored an original article examining the health promotion and educational programs addressing illicit online pharmacies.  The piece reviewed organization programs, use of social media, and also conducted a survey of key opinion leaders in the field. Though a serious public health problem, study results indicate the patient safety concerns of illicit online pharmacies have only been actively addressed by a few organizations.  

Mapping of Health Promotion and Education for Illicit Online Pharmacies

Spring 2015 Graduate Heather Carrie has been selected to serve as an Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) Ambassador

Spring 2015 Graduate Heather Carrie has been selected to serve as an Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) Ambassador

I am greatly honored to serve as an AIHM Ambassador. The Academy brings together health professionals from many disciplines to foster therapeutic cooperation and collaboration. As a health policy professional, the AIHM ambassadorship offers the opportunity to participate in generative conversations with a global community of health professionals who support shared policy advocacy with a common goal of creating more sustainable and equitable systems of health creation and health care delivery.” – Heather

The Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine is dedicated to engaging a global community of health professionals and health seekers in innovative education, certification, leadership, inter-professional collaboration, research, and advocacy that embraces all global healing traditions, to promote the creation of health and the delivery of evidence-informed comprehensive, affordable, sustainable person-centered care.

 

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