Fostering a deep belief that research and innovative thinking should guide health policy relationships and help policymakers understand implications. 

The Department offers the M.P.H. degree, including tracks in Health Policy, Global Health and Epidemiology, and is welcoming its first cohort pursuing a Ph.D. in Health Policy in fall 2020.

Featured Resources

COVID-19 in Tennessee: Hospitalizations and newly reported cases by metro area, as of Aug. 3.

COVID19 hospitalizations and newly reported cases are mostly originating outside of the state's 2 largest metro areas, a trend that has developed during July 2020.

 

Policy Analysis: The The effect of an opioid prescription days’ supply limit on patients receiving long-term opioid treatment

The effect of an opioid prescription days’ supply limit on patients receiving long-term opioid treatment

Health status before and after Medicaid expansion in the Southeast

Research now links Medicaid expansion with health benefits, suggesting expansion can reduce declines in health and increase baseline health status.