Health Policy and Management (HPM)

Acquire the knowledge needed to understand and improve public health challenges domestically and globally.

HPM @ Rollins

Welcome to HPM! Our department offers courses of study leading to MPH and MSPH degrees through Rollins, and PhD degrees through the Laney Graduate School.

Program Information

The HPM curriculum is taught by a world-renowned faculty with active research agendas in a variety of disciplines, including economics, political science, management, epidemiology, sociology, and clinical health sciences.


The research agenda in HPM reflects the diverse backgrounds of the faculty as well as a wide range of issues in health policy and health care management.


HPM grads go on to work in fields like academia, industry, research and consulting organizations, government, and nonprofits focused on health policy and health services research.

Featured Faculty

E. Kathleen Adams, PhD, MS

Dr. Kathleen Adams is an HPM professor at Rollins and a health economist in the CDC's Division of Reproductive Health.

Joseph Lipscomb, PhD

Dr. Joseph Lipscomb is a professor of health policy and management, a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Cancer Scholar at Rollins, and an associate director for population sciences at Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute. 

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Meet Your ADAP

Rollins designates associate/assistant directors of programs (or ADAPs) to each of its departments. These friendly, knowledgeable advisors are here to answer your questions about the department’s curriculum, professors, concentrations, class registration, and course selection. Contact Kathy Wollenzien at