Picture of Dr. Negin Fouladi
Associate Clinical Professor , Health Policy and Management
Director of online programs, MPH in Practice and Policy (PHPP), MHA, Certificate in Principles of Public Health (CPH)
Other Affiliations: Public Health Science at Shady Grove
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2320
Phone: 301-405-6122 |

Negin Fouladi, PhD, MPH, MS serves as director of online programs (MPH-Practice and Policy, MHA, Certificate-Principles of Public health) in the Department of Health Policy and Management.  She teaches graduate courses on health systems, public health research methods, and healthcare strategic planning & marketing and undergraduate courses on global health and health policy. Dr. Fouladi also serves as academic and career development advisor to online HPM students and mentors internship and capstones of the online programs. 

Dr. Fouladi has expertise in Translational Science and has conducted US and International research assessing performance and quality of systems through multiple initiatives.  As an evaluator of the US Clinical Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program and Houston Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS), she has worked with national and regional evaluator groups to identify, develop, pilot, and implement national core Common Metrics to assess quality and performance of the CTSA and impact of research on population health.

Dr. Fouladi’s research focuses on comparative health systems, evidence-informed policymaking, and knowledge translation (KT).   Her recent work includes evaluating information needs of decision-makers and management approaches in hospital systems of Maryland and nation of Denmark transitioning to value and population-based care.  In additon, Dr. Fouladi is currently developing an international virtual Health Research & Exchange collaboration tool (HREx) with the global Universitas21 network emphasizing diversity, inclusivity, and culturally sensitive mentorship and professional development of doctoral students and early career researchers in health services, policy, and management.   HREx will be launched as part of U21Community learning network in 2021.  



HLSA 601 Introduction to Health Systems

HLSA 772 Public Health Research Methods

HLSA 740 Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing

HLSA 785/778 Internship in Public Health

HLSA 786 Capstone in Public Health

HLSA 300 Introduction to Health Policy and Services

MIEH 400 Introduction to Global Health

Honors and Awards

2019    Outstanding Director of Graduate Studies Award, University of Maryland Graduate School

2019    Delta Omega Honorary Society, University of Maryland School of Public Health

2018    Doris Sands Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Maryland School of Public Health