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

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

Trends in opioid prescriptions and overdoses in Tennessee were discovered in research by Melissa McPheeters, PhD. 

Opioids and Overdoses in Tennessee


What proposal currently under consideration would do the most to offer protection from high out-of-pocket spending under Medicare Part D?



Infographic detailing out of pocket prescription drug spending under three proposals aimed at Medicare Part D.


Check out our latest infographic on key health policy issues facing pregnant sexual minority women - For all media and resources, click HERE

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