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Howard P. Greenwald University of Southern California, USA

Howard P. Greenwald, Ph.D., has research interests in public policy, health services, evaluation research, public opinion, and organizational management. He in a professor at the Sol Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California (USC). He has served as director of USC's Health Services Administration Program, chairman of the Western Network for Education in Health Administration, and commissioner on the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. Prior to his appointment at USC, he held positions at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and Battelle Memorial Institute.  He has held the Fulbright Canada Research Chair at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, and has received a similar appointment at the University of Ottawa. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago (B.A.) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., Sociology).  


Dr. Greenwald has made major contributions to research on health care delivery and socioeconomic disparities in health status and treatment outcomes. Recent books include The United States Health Care System: Organization, Management, and Policy (Jossey-Bass, 2010 – Second Edition forthcoming, 2021), Organizations: Management Without Control (Sage, 2008), and Health For All: Making Community Collaboration Work (Health Administration Press, 2003). His book, Who Survives Cancer? (University of California Press, 1992), reports the results of a ten-year survival study. Earlier work includes articles in  Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (J-PART), Public Administration Review, Journal of the American Public Health Association, Milbank Memorial Fund Quarterly, and a variety of medical  journals.  He has an extensive consulting practice in program evaluation, policing, and medical/legal issues.  Current projects include areas such as food security, interorganizational collaboration, tobacco policy, and organization and management of health services in Canada.


When at leisure, he writes fiction, plays blues (guitar and banjo), runs, and skis.