Health Policy

The mission of the Department of Health Policy is to serve as an intellectual and practice-oriented community in the Nation’s capital dedicated to advancing innovative and effective health policy education, research and service to improve public health and health services domestically and globally.  Our Washington, DC location offers unique and exciting opportunities for policy-focused research, practice and experiential learning.  You will find our graduates working in Congressional offices and federal agencies, in advocacy and trade associations, in think tanks, in health care systems, and in local, state and global policy organizations as well.

Department News

A podcast on research by Milken Institute School of Public Health was selected as one of the top radio segments of the year by The Academic Minute, a show produced by...More
Report by National Center for Healthy Housing & GWSPH finds only 18 states require federally mandated follow-up services for children with lead poisoning.More
For the competition, hosted by the IOM in partnership with Georgetown University at the National Academy of Sciences, the team developed a web-based referral system.More