Glen Mays, PhD, MPH

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Dept. of Health Policy & Management, College of Public Health
4301 West Markham, #820
Little Rock ARUSA
72205

Biographical Sketch:
Glen P. Mays serves as professor and chairman of the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). He also is director of the Ph.D. program in Health Systems Research at UAMS. Dr. Maysí research focuses on strategies for organizing and financing public health services, preventive care, and chronic disease management for underserved populations. Currently, he directs the Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks Program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which brings together public health agencies and researchers from around the nation to study innovations in public health practice. He also directs the NIH-funded Health Services Research Program of the UAMS Center for Clinical and Translational Research, which organizes research on strategies to improve the clinical and cost-effectiveness of health care across the state. Mays is co-PI of the CDC-funded North Carolina Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center conducted in collaboration with UNC-Chapel Hill. Mays earned an undergraduate degree in political science from Brown University, earned M.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees in health policy and administration from UNC-Chapel Hill, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in health economics at Harvard Medical School.