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Negin Fouladi

Associate Clinical Professor, Health Policy and Management

Dr. Negin Fouladi serves as program director and academic and career development advisor of online programs (MPH in Public Health Practice and Policy, MHA, dual MD/MHA with UMB School of Medicine) in the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM). She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on health systems, health policy and services research methods, health care strategic planning & marketing, global health and health policy and mentors internship and capstones of HPM online programs. She has expertise in Translational Science focused on T3/T4 translation to practice and policy.

Contact

fouladi@umd.edu

SPH | Room 2320

(301) 405-6122

Areas of Interest

Core Faculty

Translational Science (T3/Practice, T4/Policy and Population Health); Knowledge Translation and Exchange (KTE); Value-Basedand Integrated Health Care; Comparative Health systems; Evidence-Informed Policymaking/Decision-Making

Dr. Negin Fouladi serves as director of online programs in the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM). She teaches graduate courses on health systems, health policy and services research methods, and health care strategic planning & marketing and undergraduate courses on global health and health policy. Dr. Fouladi also serves as the 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 the 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‚Äôs research focuses on comparative health systems, evidence-informed decision-making and knowledge translation and exchange (KTE). Her work includes evaluating information needs of decision-makers and management approaches in health systems of nations transitioning to value and population-based care. She has also developed and is Chair of the  International virtual Health Research Exchange (U21HREx) Community of Practice for the global Universitas21 network in response to persistent inequalities in research and practice highlighted by the pandemic and weaknesses of health systems around the world to improve population health. U21HREx emphasizes diversity, inclusivity and culturally sensitive mentorship and professional development of doctoral students and early career researchers in health services, policy, and management and is available for UMD and other member institutions. 

PhD, Health Policy

University of Texas School of Public Health- Health Science Center at Houston

MPH, Health Services Organizations

University of Texas School of Public Health- Health Science Center at Houston

MS, Biological Sciences

University of Houston- Clear Lake

BS, Biological Sciences

University of Houston- Clear Lake

HLSA 601 Introduction to Health Systems; Fall

HLSA 740 Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing; Spring

HLSA 772 Health Policy and Services Research Methods; Summer

HLSA 778 Internship in Public Health; Fall, Spring, Summer

HLSA 786 Capstone in Public Health; Fall, Spring, Summer

HLSA688 Independent Study; Fall, Spring, Summer

HLSA 300 Introduction to Health Policy and Services; Fall

MIEH 400 Introduction to Global Health; Spring

Research Poster Award, University College Dublin, School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Systems International Research Conference, 2023

Fellow, University System of Maryland Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation, Belonging & Inclusive Teaching, 2022

Uniersitas21 Mid-Career Researcher Program, 2022

Provost's Excellence Awards for Professional Track Faculty, University of Maryland, 2022

Community Engagement Partnership Award, University of Maryland School of Public Health, 2022

Fellow, American Evaluation Association Minority Serving Institution, 2021

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

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

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

Research Award, Kelsey Research Foundation Health Services and Outcomes