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Corinne Kyriacou

Associate Professor of Health Professions, Chair


Degrees

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


Bio

Dr. Kyriacou is an Associate Professor and the current Chair of the Department of Health Professions in the School of Health Professions and Human Services at Hofstra University. 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 population aging and research project design and implementation (MPH integrative learning experience). Dr. Kyriacou’s current research focuses on identifying best practices for establishing a Nassau County Time Bank – a program that builds community by connecting neighbors to trade-needed services and skills. 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
HPR 063 HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS & SERVICES Undergraduate
HPR 073 FRAMEWORK & DESIGN HEALTH CARE 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 210 PUBLIC HEALTH POLICIES & SYSTS Graduate
MPH 228 POPULATION AGING Graduate
MPH 230 INTERNSHIP & LEADERSHIP SEMINR Graduate
MPH 231 INTEGRATIVE LEARNING EXP Graduate
MPH 280L PUBLIC HEALTH GRANT WRITING Graduate
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