Howard B. Degenholtz, PhD

  • Professor of Health Policy and Management
  • School of Public Health
  • Associate Director of Research, Center for Bioethics and Health Law

Howard Degenholtz is Professor of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health and the Center’s Associate Director of Research. He is a core faculty member of the Center for Research on Health Care and was the Founding Director of the Doctoral Program in Health Services Research and Policy.  Dr. Degenholtz's research focuses on long-term care and aging and organ donation and is currently the lead for a seven-year evaluation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Community HealthChoices program.  He is a member of AcademyHealth and a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America.  In addition he is the Social Media Editor of The Gerontologist, Associate Editor for LTSS of Innovation in Aging and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Aging and Social Policy.