Engelhard, Carolyn L.
Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Social policy implications of the expansion of corporate managed health care delivery systems and current issues in governmentally financed health programs.
Carolyn Long Engelhard directs the Health Policy Program in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and holds the position of Associate Director of the Center for Health Policy, a joint venture between the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Virginia. Professor Engelhards academic activities include analyzing and monitoring changes in health policy at the federal and state governmental levels and teaching in both the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine. Ms. Engelhard co-authored a book looking at the myths surrounding the U.S. health care system, completed a national project in conjunction with the nonpartisan Urban Institute examining the use of public policies to reduce obesity, and contributed a textbook chapter examining the effect of the new law on health care organizations. Professor Engelhard co-directs a national webinar featuring health policy experts and students across four universities each spring, and she is a contributing health policy expert for the web-based news journal, TheHill.com.