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About Peter E. Hilsenrath

Peter E. Hilsenrath is Joseph M. Long Chair of Healthcare Management and Professor of Economics. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He was Professor and founding Department Chair of Health Management and Policy at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. Earlier, Dr. Hilsenrath was an Assistant and then Associate Professor at the University of Iowa, first in the College of Medicine and later in the College of Public Health. He also held faculty appointments in the Economics Department at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Additionally, Dr. Hilsenrath has held non-academic positions. He served as Chief Economist for Syfrets Managed Assets in Cape Town and was on the Research Staff at the Center for Naval Analyses in Alexandria, Virginia.

Peter teaches MBA and pharmacy courses about finance, management and economics in the health sector. He has also taught courses in international health systems, and natural resource economics. Peter's research is wide-ranging. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and reports. They include publications in medical, management and economics journals such as the American Journal of Roentgenology, the American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Health Care Management Review, the American Journal of Public Health, Inquiry, the Journal of Rural Health, and Defence and Peace Economics. Many of his papers have addressed issues of efficiency in the health sector. Some have had an international focus, especially concerning South Africa and China. He has also published in the media including China Daily, China Social Sciences Today, Wall Street Journal, Business Day, Jerusalem Post, Huffington Post and Fortune. He currently serves on Editorial Boards for the Journal of Health Administration Education, Journal of Health Care Finance and Inquiry: The Journal of Medical Care Organization, Provision and Financing.

Dr. Hilsenrath has presented his work at many national and international conferences as well as in important institutions such as the Pentagon and South Africa's Parliament. He has participated on funded projects from organizations that include the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, and the U.S. Department of Education.

Positions

2009 Present Joseph M. Long Chair of Healthcare Management and Professor of Economics, University of the Pacific Eberhardt School of Business
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20072008 Professor and Interim Chair, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
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20022007 Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
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20002002 Associate Professor and Founding Chair, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
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19982000 Associate Professor, University of Iowa
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19911998 Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
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19891991 Faculty Associate, University of Iowa
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1986 Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
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19821985 Assistant Instructor, University of Texas at Austin
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1984 Assistant Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
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19821983 Associate Instructor, University of California, Santa Cruz
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Curriculum Vitae




Courses

  • MBA S 293A Health Finance: Health Ins
  • BUSI 208 Managerial Economics
  • PHRM 161 Pharm Mngmnt and Finance
  • PRAC 140 Healthcare Fin: Pharm apps
  • BUSI 250 Health Finance: Health Ins
  • PRAC 101 Pharm Orientation
  • BUSI 251 Int Healthcare Systems
  • PRAC 149A Healthcare Fin: Pharm apps
  • BUSI 293B Healthcare Fin: Pharm apps
  • PRAC 101 Pharm Orientation
  • BUSI 293G Health Insurance
  • BUSI 293C Int Health Care Systems
  • BUSI 293B Healthcare Finance

Education

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1985 Ph.D., Economics, University of Texas at Austin
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1978 B.A., Environmental Studies & Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz
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Contact Information

Phone: 209.946.2642

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Books and Book Chapters (2)

Book chapters authored by Dr. Peter E. Hilsenrath.

Articles (102)

Journal articles written by Dr. Peter E. Hilsenrath.