2022-23 Catalog

Institute of Health Policy and Politics (IHPP)

CONTACT

Director: Eduardo J. Gómez, PhD, MA
Email: edg219@lehigh.edu
Phone: 610.758.3563
Website: health.lehigh.edu/research-partnerships/institute-health-policy-politics

Overview

The Institute of Health Policy & Politics (IHPP) is dedicated to conducting research, academic and professional training on political analysis and policy-making processes, while raising awareness about the role of domestic and international health policy-making and the broader political contexts influencing population health. 

Professional training will occur among undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, Lehigh University faculty and external organizations. IHPP will also provide historical and real-time, data-driven resources for domestic and foreign healthcare organizations. IHPP aims to support the creation and implementation of more informed, timely, and equitable policies while informing the local community regarding how they can effectively engage with the policy process.

Research

The Institute’s mission is to raise awareness about the role of domestic and international health policy-making and the broader political contexts influencing population health:

  • Global Health Policy and Politics 
  • Other related research interests are defined by Affiliated Faculty

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