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Bradford Kirkman-Liff

  • Professor of Health Policy
  • Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation
  • 4Followers
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Professional experience

Professor of Health Policy

College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University

August 2010 - Present

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor

School of Health Management and Policy, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

March 1981 - August 2010(29 years)


Doctor of Public Health

School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

August 1976 - May 1980(4 years)

B.S. Administrative and Management Science; M.S. Industrial Administration

Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University

August 1968 - May 1973(5 years)


Professor Bradford Kirkman-Liff joined the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in August, 2010 as Professor of Health Policy. He had been a faculty member in the School of Health Administration and Policy, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University since 1981. He has also taught at the Centre for Public Policy and Management, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, and the Centre for Health Care Planning and Management, Keele University, in England and the Institute of Health Care Policy and Management, Erasmus University, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He received his BS and MS degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University and his Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently teaches on the US health care system, health management, American health policy and health reform in industrialized nations. He has previously taught courses on the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and biotechnology entrepreneurship, managed care and health insurance and health information systems. His current research is focused on collaborative networks and knowledge management and their application in health care. His comparative policy research is focused on the Netherlands, Germany and England, where he has examined health care reform and physician payment. He has published more than fifty papers in such journals as the Journal of the American Medial Association, American Journal of Public Heath Hospitals and Health Services Administration, Health Policy, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Health Affairs, and Health Research. He has been a World Health Organization Fellow and has served as a consultant to governments (including the U.S. Congressional Budget Office the U.S. General Accounting Office), foundations, hospitals, physician group practices, health care trade associations, biotechnology businesses, and insurers in the U.S., Canada, England, Belgium, Ireland and the Netherlands.

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