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.

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From a family planning policy analyst to a formally trained systems engineer, Health Policy DrPH students come to the program with a variety of backgrounds.More
The commentary focuses on challenges beyond employer objections that could slow privately insured women’s full use of contraceptive benefits & offers helpful suggestions.More
During the three-year agreement, the NCMLP will develop toolkits and provide trainings to help health centers develop and sustain medical-legal partnerships.More