Specific Diseases and Conditions 

  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular
  •  Chronic Disease 
  • Mental Health
  • Obesity 
  • Reproductive Health 
  • Transplantation 
  • Women’s Health

Determinants of Personal and Population Health

  • Disparities
  • Access to healthcare Health Literacy
  • Quality of Healthcare
  • Healthcare Financing
  • Cost of Healthcare
  • Healthcare Outcomes
  • Health Insurance

Approaches and Methods

  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Comparative Health Systems
  • Quality of Life Measures
  • Mixed methods
  • Outcomes Measurement
  • Managing Secondary databases
  • Qualitative Methods


Collaborative research occurs between the Department of Health Policy and Management and other components of Emory University, The Carter Center, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta-based hospitals, health care institutions and organizations, volunteer organizations, the World Health Organization, and the World Bank among others. 

Sampling of HPM Faculty Research

Kathleen Adams

Kathleen Adams

Medicaid provision of Maternal and Child Health

Edmund Becker

Variation in Hospital and Physician Performance


Benjamin Druss

Intersection of public health and mental health.