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Nandita Mitra, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics

Nandita is the instructor of HPR 604: Introduction to Statistics for Health Policy and the inaugural recipient of the Master of Science in Health Policy Research (MSHP) Excellence in Teaching Award.
 

Dr. Mitra received her BA in Mathematics from Brown University in 1992, MA in Biostatistics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1996 and her Ph.D. in Biostatistics from Columbia University in 2001. She joined the faculty in 2005, after having previously completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health in statistical genetics and after serving on the…

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Health policy researchers are intrinsically multidisciplinary, using tools from a wide range of scientific disciplines to gain insight into the complex challenges facing health care. To this end, program faculty, including lecturers and individual student mentors, are drawn from across the University.

 

David A. Asch, MD, MBA; Professor of Medicine, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Professor of Health Care Management and Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School; Co-Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program; Co-Director, National Clincian Scholars Program Perelman School of Medicine and The Wharton School

Fran Barg, PhD, MEd; Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine

Kathleen G. Burke, PhD, RN, CENP, FAAN; Corporate Director, Nursing Professional Development and Innovation, Perelman School of Medicine

Andrew J. Epstein, PhD, MPP; Associate Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Marsha Gerdes, PhD; Co-director, Neonatal Follow-up Program; Project Director, Early to Learn: Partners for School Readiness, School Readiness Initiative, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Henry A. Glick, PhD; Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Professor of Health Care Systems, The Wharton School

David Grande, MD, MPA; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

Rebecca Hubbard, PhD; Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania

Judith A. Long, MD; Chief, Department of General Internal Medicine; Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program; Co-Director, National Clinician Scholars Program, Perelman School of Medicine

Zachary F. Meisel, MD, MPH, MS, MSHP; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Raina Merchant, MD, MSHP; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program; Co-Director, National Clinician Scholars Program

Nandita Mitra, PhD; Professor of Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine

Jennifer S. Myers, MD; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine; Perelman School of Medicine; Director of Training Programs, Center for Health Care Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS)

Mark Pauly, PhD; Bendheim Professor of Health Care Systems, Business and Public Policy, Insurance and Risk Management, and Economics, the Wharton School

Daniel E. Polsky, PhD; Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Professor of Health Care Management, The Wharton School

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MS; Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine

David Rubin, MD, MSCE; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH; Associate Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program; Associate Director, National Clinician Scholars Program

J. Sanford Schwartz, MD; Leon Hess Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Judy A. Shea, PhD; Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Co-Director, Masters of Science in Health Policy Research

Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD; Professor of Pediatrics, Health Care Management, Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine

Charmaine Smith Wright, MD, MSHP; Assistant Professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Spieker, PhD: Postdoctoral Student, Department of Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine

Lucy Tuton, PhD; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Director, Program Development in Community Health, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

Rachel Werner, MD, PhD; Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine; Co-Director, Masters of Science in Health Policy Research

Sankey V. Williams, MD; Sol Katz Professor of General Internal Medicine; Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; Professor of Health Care Management (formerly Health Care Systems), The Wharton School; Associate, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics