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Featured Experts: Healthcare Trends

  • Health Ethics

    Jess Flanigan is a professor of leadership studies and philosophy, politics, economics, and law. Her research addresses public health ethics, and people’s rights in regards to healthcare decisions. She is the author of Pharmaceutical Freedom: Why Patients Have a Right to Self-Medicate and is currently exploring the ethics of healthcare decisions regarding pregnancy and birth.

  • Health Policy

    Rick Mayes worked on Medicaid policy in the White House for George H.W. Bush before his time as a professor of public policy and political science. He can speak to healthcare policy, health insurance, mental health policy, rising pharmaceutical prices, health care consolidation, and clinician burnout.

  • Health & Culture

    As a counseling psychologist, Camilla Nonterah’s clinical interests focus on behavioral medicine. She researches physical and mental health in underserved groups and minority populations. Her areas of interest include psychosocial aspects of chronic illness, the impact of culture and race on mental and physical, and positive health behaviors.

  • Global Health

    Rania Kassab Sweis is an anthropologist whose ethnographic research traces the long term social effects of international aid and global health interventions with vulnerable populations. She can also speak to the ways in which young people in vulnerable populations consume, negotiate, and reconstitute global health care in specific ways.

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President pens column on importance of mentorshipPresident Ronald A. Crutcher coauthored "The Importance of Mentorships," which appeared in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Crutcher penned the piece with Christopher B. Howard, who is president of Robert Morris University.

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