Corinne M. Kyriacou
Associate Professor of Health Professions
Hofstra Dome 101B
Send an Email
Degrees: PHD, 1999, Brandeis Univ; MP H, 1995, NY Medical Coll; BA, 1991, SUNY Univ Cntr Albany
Dr. Kyriacou is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Professions. She is the Director of Hofstra’s Master of Public Health Program and of the Master of Science in Community Health program. Dr. Kyriacou teaches courses in health care policy, bioethics, research methods, grant writing, and program planning, implementation and evaluation. Her current research focuses on challenges associated with housing for people with developmental disabilities, and the integration of medical and social services for the chronically ill. Dr. Kyriacou has published articles on hospital to nursing home transitions; consumer-directed care; integrated care for the elderly; managed home care; and, the importance of experiential training for health professionals. Her most recent publication is a co-authored book that explores the social, health, environmental and fiscal implications of innovative, alternative economies, Equal Time, Equal Value: Community Currencies and Time Banking in the US (Ashgate, 2012). Dr. Kyriacou frequently presents at national conferences, serves as an associate editor for the International Journal of Integrated Care and is a member of a number of prominent advisory boards. Dr. Kyriacou was named 2013 Teacher of the Year for the School of Health Sciences and Human Services, an award determined by graduating students' rankings over a three to five-year period.
Dr. Kyriacou received a doctorate in Social Policy and Health Services Research from the Heller School at Brandeis University where she was an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Fellow, and she holds a Master’s in Public Health degree from New York Medical College. Prior to joining the Hofstra faculty in 2004, Dr. Kyriacou spent five years as Director of Research at Metropolitan Jewish Health System, a continuum of care provider of services for the elderly and chronically ill based in Brooklyn, NY.