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University of South Florida
College of Public Health
Department of Health Policy & Management
13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC56
Tampa, FL 33612-3805

Welcome to the Department of
Health Policy & Management

The Department of Health Policy and Management emphasizes excellence in teaching, research, and service for all citizens of Florida and the global community. The educational programs prepare managers, analysts, and researchers for leadership positions in health and related organizations, in public and private sectors. 


The commitment to faculty excellence in research and scholarly achievements is directed toward making important contributions to improve management of health agencies and organizations and public policy decisions that advance the health of populations.

John P. Petrila, J.D., LL.M.
Professor and Chair