Poster presentation

welcome to the Department of : Health Policy, Management & Leadership

Our faculty focus on the skills needed to understand how organizations attain their goals within the public health system. We perform and teach policy analysis, economic analysis, policy evaluation, health services research, management and leadership. Our teaching and scholarship ranges across the set of skills that determine how the work of public health and healthcare gets done within the institutions that deliver it.


The goal of Health Policy, Management, and Leadership studies at WVU is to educate the future health workforce and leaders in policy and management, perform impactful research in public health policy and healthcare administration, and provide services to external stakeholders. Professionals in this field guide organizations and institutions in the delivery and management of healthcare.

Recent News

Healthcare administrator to join WVU School of Public Health leadership

Continuing efforts to strengthen the public health presence at West Virginia University, the School of Public Health has added an experienced healthcare administrator to its leadership team. Later this month, Sarah Woodrum will join the School of Public Health as its new senior associate dean for administration.