At the University of Michigan School of Public Health, more than 200 professors and research scientists teach tomorrow’s public health leaders and perform cutting-edge research that helps advance the field of public health. Many faculty members are leading experts in their fields who consult with governments, communities, and nongovernmental organizations.

Meet Our Faculty


Faculty who have expertise in Health Economics

Carina Gronlund Carina J. Gronlund, PhD, MPH
  • Research Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
  • Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Social Research, Survey Research Center

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Air Quality, Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Health Economics

William Herman William H. Herman, MD, MPH
  • Stefan S. Fajans/GlaxoSmithKline Professor of Diabetes
  • Professor of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology
  • Associate Medical Director, Blue Care Network

Areas of Expertise
Diabetes, Health Economics

Richard Hirth Richard A. Hirth, PhD
  • S.J. Axelrod Collegiate Professor of Health Management and Policy
  • Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Associate Director, Kidney Epidemiology and Cost Center

Areas of Expertise
Health Economics, Health Insurance

placeholder-image Pragya Kakani, PhD

Areas of Expertise
Health Economics

Elisa Maffioli Elisa Maffioli, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy
  • Assistant Professor of Global Public Health

Areas of Expertise
Health Economics

placeholder-image Sarah Miller, PhD
  • Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy
  • Assistant Professor, Business Economics and Public Policy, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

Areas of Expertise
Health Economics, Health Policy

Edward Norton Edward C. Norton, PhD
  • UnitedHealthcare Professor of Health Care Management
  • Professor, Health Management and Policy
  • Professor, Economics

Areas of Expertise
Aging, Health Care, Health Economics