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Howard B. Degenholtz, PhD

Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management

Associate Director of Research, Center for Bioethics and Health Law

Faculty, Center for Research on Health Care

Instructor, Department of Psychiatry


A748 Crabtree Hall
R-znvy: qrtra@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-179-1325

Damian Da Costa, qeq97@cvgg.rqh, 967-179-1312

Personal Statement

Long-term care and aging, bioethics, and organ donation.

Dr. Degenholtz is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Associate Director of Research, Center for Bioethics and Health Law, and Founding Director of the Doctoral Program in Health Services Research and Policy.  Dr. Degenholtz is a health services researcher who focuses on long-term care and aging and organ donation. He recently completed two major studies supported by the Commonwealth Fund: Improving Quality of Life in Nursing Homes and Availability and Use of Health Information Technology in Nursing Homes. He is the Principal Investigator of three Federally funded projects to increase organ donation.  He is a member of the Academy for Health Services Research and the Gerontological Society of America. 


1997 | University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN | Doctorate in Health Services Research, Policy & Administration


HPM 3502 Grant Writing (Fall)
HPM 3501 Manuscript Development (Spring)
HPM 2905 Research Design (Fall)

Howard B. Degenholtz
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