Health Studies

CPR’s Health Studies research encompasses a wide range of activities in health care management, health care finance, home and community-based care, non-profit governance, and health economics.

Sarah Hamersma


Sarah Hamersma

Associate Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Research Interests: Public economics, labor economics and applied economics



Colleen Heflin


Colleen Heflin

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Research Interests: Social policy, poverty policy, child and family policy



Shannon Monnat


Shannon Monnat

Associate Professor, Sociology
Chair, Lerner Center of Public Health Promotion
Research Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Interests: Social demography, social determinants of health and health disparities, spatial differences in morbidity and mortality, inequality and social stratification


Perry Singleton


Perry Singleton

Associate Professor, Economics

Research Interests: Public finance, health economics


For more information about CPR programs and research projects, contact Peggy Austin. You may also obtain general information about CPR by calling +1 315-443-3114, or by sending an email to ctrpol@syr.edu.