Carolyn Engelhard

Engelhard, Carolyn L.

Primary Appointment

Lecturer, Public Health Sciences

Contact Information

Box 800717
UHW/MSB Room 3181
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 434-982-6744
Fax: 434-924-8437

Research Interests

Social policy implications of the expansion of corporate managed health care delivery systems and current issues in governmentally financed health programs.

Research Description

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 Engelhard’s 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,

Selected Publications