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Neal Wallace, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.

Contact Information
Email: nwallace@pdx.edu
Office: URBN 670 L
Telephone: 503.725.8248

Background

Neal Wallace, Associate Professor of Public Administration, focuses his teaching on health economics, health policy, health services research methods, and health care financial management.  Much of his current research addresses issues of financing health services, including the impact of Medicaid and the Oregon Health Plan on access to services.  During his first post-doctorate year he was acting Research Director at the Center for Mental Health Services Research at UC-Berkeley. Prior to his graduate work, he worked for 10 years with state mental health departments in Washington and New York where he designed and implemented publicly financed managed care systems and other innovative reimbursement and program models. Dr. Wallace received an A.B. in Political Science at the University of Michigan, an M.A. in Mental Health Policy at the State University of New York, and a Ph.D. in Health Economics at the University of California-Berkeley in 1999.

Courses Taught

PA571 Health Policy, PA586 Introduction to Health Economics, PA587 Financial Management of Health Services, PA589 Research Methods in Health Services.