Health Management and Policy

Make change happen in government or the board room

As a health management and policy student at Oregon State, you will be prepared to engage policy makers and develop evidence-based solutions to managing health systems and population health in both domestic and international contexts.  

HMP students learn the management skills, fundamentals of public health, and policy analysis skills necessary to develop innovative solutions for the evolving needs of public health and health care systems.

  • 6,829 miles from Iran, Mandana Masoumirad finds her voice

    November 1, 2022

    Far from home, but never far from her thoughts

    6,829 miles from Iran, Mandana Masoumirad finds her voice. “As an Iranian student studying public health and interested in women’s health issues, I believe I must take action, speak for the Iranian people, strongly condemn the regime’s barbaric actions and stand with the Iranian people who chant on every street, ‘WOMEN, LIFE, LIBERTY.”

  • Taiwan’s COVID-19 Vaccination Against Biological and Political Viruses

    September 21, 2021

    Taiwan’s COVID-19 Vaccination Against Biological and Political Viruses

    A piece by Chunhuei Chi, professor and director of the Center for Global Health, Oregon State University.

  • Redefining what a COVID-safe school year looks like with delta and vaccines

    September 16, 2021

    Redefining what a COVID-safe school year looks like with delta and vaccines

    “Both major statistics and state statistics show that in August, around 10% of the newly infected were children under 12, because they cannot be vaccinated,” said Chunhuei Chi, the director of the Center for Global Health at Oregon State University. “That statistic is both alarming, but also very complicated.”

  • Teaching public health policy in the military

    August 10, 2021

    Teaching public health policy in the military

    Meet Tiara Walz, an active-duty major with the United States Army and a graduate student studying health policy in OSU’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences.

  • ‘A while to readjust:’ Oregonians start to return to pre-pandemic life, but with caution

    May 30, 2021

    ‘A while to readjust:’ Oregonians start to return to pre-pandemic life, but with caution

    “It’s taken us 14 months to get here. It will take many of us a while to readjust to social interaction,” said Marion Ceraso, an associate professor of practice at Oregon State University’s School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences.

  • Making an impact in the world of healthcare

    July 27, 2020

    Making an impact in the world of healthcare

    “I believe that the people that we need to be most engaged are healthcare providers,” she says. “My ultimate career goal is to run a hospital and help reduce burnout among healthcare providers.”