Welcome to Health Policy

The Department of Health Policy was established in 2013 and includes faculty formerly in the Department of Preventive Medicine. Faculty in the department have a variety of interests including health care financing, health insurance coverage, aging and long-term care, provider payment, health services research, pharmacoepidemiology, cancer epidemiology, and infectious diseases. The Department has a history of strong collaborative relationships with the Tennessee Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and receives funding from numerous federal agencies and foundations. The Department offers the M.P.H. degree and provides instruction in the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) curriculum.