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MHA alumnus (CO2002) Carlton Inniss receives Fox Legend Award

As a health care administrator, Carlton Inniss, a 2002 graduate of the master’s in health administration program, knew he would have an impact on patients’ health care experiences and outcomes.

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MHA student contributed to paper published in Harvard Business Review

An MHA summer internship provided the opportunity to collaborate on a paper on practice changes made at Mayo Clinic.


Grip strength may help identify people with undiagnosed diabetes

Dr. Arch Mainous and colleagues found that people with diabetes and high blood pressure had significantly lower grip strength than their peers.


Dr. Nicole Marlow: Recipient of AAP Clinical Research Award

Dr. Nicole Marlow and co-authors were recently recognized by the American Academy of Periodontology. The paper, “An Evidenced-Based Scoring Index to Determine the Periodontal Prognosis on Molars” was awarded the […]

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Dr. Arch Mainous Publishes Article on Family Physician Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

Dr. Arch Mainous’s recent article on family physicians’ treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD), published in Anemia, was featured on the home page of the CDC’s sickle cell disease section. His […]

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HSR PhD Graduates Receive Two Distinguished AAMA Awards

Sinyoung Park, PhD and Major Chris Besser, PhD were recognized at the National Summit of Medical Administrators.

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PHMP student, Danielle Scheer, wins poster competition at 2015 PHHP Diversity Day

Dec 3rd, 2015

MPH Health Services Research Management and Policy Student Danielle Scheer wins poster competition at 2nd Annual Fall PHHP Diversity Day.


PhD student Jon Mills publishes paper on patient-centered medical homes

Dec 3rd, 2015

Jon Mills conducted a study examining the impact of various aspects of Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) on patient satisfaction with care for diabetes patients.


MHA/MPH Students Attend NAHSE Conference

Nov 19th, 2015

Four MHA and MPH students from PHHP attended the National Association of Healthcare Executives (NAHSE) conference in New Orleans. This annual conference is dedicated to the promotion of inclusion, diversity, […]

Clarion Competition-HSRMP represented well!

Clarion Competition-HSRMP represented well!

Apr 2nd, 2015

HSRMP MHA, PhD and MPH students participated in the first UF Clarion Competition. Congratulations to all the students that represented HSRMP so well! The CLARION competition requires health professions students […]


Welcome to the department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy. We are one of eleven departments in the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida.

The department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy offers degree programs at both the master's and doctoral level. The Master of Health Administration (MHA) is an on-campus program designed to prepare individuals for management positions in the healthcare field.

The department offers the public health management and policy concentration within the University of Florida's Master of Public Health (MPH) program. The PhD in Health Services Research (HSR) is a full-time doctoral program that prepares individuals to study the healthcare system as a whole; health services research is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry that examines the organization, delivery, and financing of health services.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Health Services Research, Management and Policy at the University of Florida is to:

  • Prepare highly qualified and motivated students in our master's degree programs to become effective managers and leaders of health care and public health organizations.
  • Educate outstanding doctoral students to become health services researchers who contribute to the body of knowledge regarding the organization, delivery, and financing of health services.
  • Conduct research that achieves national, peer recognition for its contribution to creating new knowledge and for its value in informing health services practice and policy.
  • Serve as active participants and leaders in our University, professional, and health services communities.

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