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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The series, offered through the Health Information & the Law project at GWSPH, showcases experts in medicine, health policy, and law.More
GWSPH researchers offer solutions to assist low-income pregnant women who typically face elevated health, environmental & social risks due to their economic status.More
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that--without additional interventions to halt the spread of Ebola--there will be 1.4 million cases of the...More