Howard B. Degenholtz, PhD

Professor, Health Policy and Management

Faculty, Center for Research on Health Care

Faculty, Center for Bioethics and Health Law


A649 Public Health
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Primary Phone: 967-179-1325

Keri Kastner, xnx879@cvgg.rqh, 967-838-7339

Personal Statement

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

Dr. Degenholtz is Professor of Health Policy and Management and Faculty Affiliate of the Center for Bioethics and Health Law.  He was the 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 is currently the lead for a seven-year evaluation of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Community HealthChoices program. 


He is a member of AcademyHealth and a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America.  He is the Social Media Editor of The Gerontologist, Associate Editor for LTSS of Innovation in Aging and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Aging and Social Policy.


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


HPM 2905 Research Design (Fall)

HPM 3502 Grant Writing (Fall)

HPM 3501 Manuscript Development (Spring)

HPM 3066 Current Topics in Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Services and Supports Policy. (Spring)


Howard B. Degenholtz