About Robert B. Hackey

Bob Hackey joined the faculty of the Health Policy and Management program at Providence College in 1999, and was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2002. He was appointed as Director of the HPM program in 2010. His principal areas of teaching and research include health care reform, hospital regulation, health planning and certificate of need regulation, and health care in popular culture.


Present Ph.D., Political Science and Public Policy, 1992, Brown University
Present Professor, Health Policy and Management Program, Providence College

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Health and Social Policy, Regulatory Policy, Medicine and Health in Popular Culture, and Contemporary Democratic Theory

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Health care reform (7)

Hospital regulation (6)

Certificate of need regulation (2)

Books (3)

Reviews (2)

Teaching and Learning (1)