MS in Health Policy Faculty

Student success, in large measure, will be a product of developing strong relationships with faculty and program mentors. Besides working with outstanding program faculty, the MS in Health Policy encourages students to develop informal and formal mentorship relationships with alumni of the University of Iowa College of Public Health who currently work in the field of health policy at different organizations across the country. These individuals are excited to help our graduates embark on their careers by providing mentorship while they are in the program and assisting their efforts for placement upon graduation.


A portrait of Prof. Kanika Arora of the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Iowa college of Public Health.

Kanika Arora, Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Aging, Long-term care, Intergenerational relations, Program evaluation

A portrait of Christopher Atchison of the University of Iowa College of Public Health

Chris Atchison, Clinical Professor

Research Interests: Health Services, Public Administration, Public Health, Public Health Practice, Public Health Systems Research

A portrait of Brian Kaskie of the University of Iowa College of Public Health.

Brian Kaskie, Associate Professor, MPH in Policy Program Director, MS in Health Policy Program Director

Research Interests: Health policies pertaining to aging populations, policies and health services use by older persons, including persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other psychiatric illness

Portrait of Keith Mueller

Keith Mueller, Gerhard Hartman Professor

Research Interests: Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, delivery of healthcare in rural areas, rural health policy