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Dr. Olena Mazurenko is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She holds a PhD in Health Care Administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a medical degree in the specialty of Internal Medicine from Ukraine, and completed her Master’s degree in International Health in Germany. Before joining IU, Mazurenko was an Assistant Professor of Health Care Administration and Policy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Dr. Mazurenko’s research focuses on the interplay between patient-centered care and patient safety for patients requiring pain care. Recently, with funding from IU Clinical and Translational Science Institute, her research has focused on examining how patient experiences with pain care, as one the facets of patient-centered care, may be affected by the use of opioids in the hospital.
She is also interested in consumerism in health care, mainly through the High-Deductible Health Plans. Finally, Dr. Mazurenko also examines Medicaid expansion following the Affordable Care Act. Her research has appeared in Health Affairs, Health Care Management Review, and others.
Dr. Mazurenko has taught courses in human resource management, global health, strategic management and introduction to health care system at the undergraduate and graduate levels.