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Corinne M. Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions


Degrees

PHD, 1999, Brandeis Univ; MP H, 1995, NY Medical Coll; BA, 1991, SUNY Univ Cntr Albany


Bio

Dr. Kyriacou is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Professions. She was the founding Director of Hofstra’s Master of Public Health Program (2012-2016) and Director of the Master of Science in Community Health program (2010-2016).  Dr. Kyriacou currently teaches courses in health care policy at both the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as graduate courses in public health leadership (MPH internship seminar) and research project design and implementation (MPH culminating experience), . Her current research focuses on challenges and opportunities for integrating 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.  She co-authored a 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 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. She 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 of 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.

Teaching Interests

Health care system organization, financing, delivery and reform; Health and Aging policy; Research design and implementation; Public health leadership; Planning, implementation and evaluation of community health programs;

Research Interests

Integrated Care; NORCs; Chronic Illness; Uninsured; Aging with Developmental Disabilities; Time banking
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Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
COMH 260 SPRVSD INTRNSHP IN CMNTY AGNCS Graduate
HADM 200 U.S. HEALTH SYSTEM Graduate
HPR 063 HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS & SERVICES Undergraduate
HPR 129 PERSPECTVS ON HLTH CARE REFORM Undergraduate
HPR 150 HONORS ESSAY/PROJECT Undergraduate
HPR 157A FIELD EXPERIENCE: CMNTY HEALTH Undergraduate
HPR 157B FIELD EXPERIENCE: CMNTY HEALTH Undergraduate
HPR 167A CLINICAL INTERNSHIP & SEMINAR Undergraduate
HPR 167B CLINICAL INTERNSHIP & SEMINAR Undergraduate
MPH 230 INTERNSHIP & LEADERSHIP SEMINR Graduate
MPH 231 MPH CULMINATING EXPERIENCE Graduate
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