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Dr. Valerie Yeager is a Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She has a DrPH and MPH from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Masters in Philosophy (MPhil) from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Prior to completing her DrPH, Dr. Yeager was a Lister Hill Policy Fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine.
Dr. Yeager’s research broadly focuses on the intersection of healthcare and public health systems including studies of nonprofit hospital community benefits, Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs), wrap-around service provision, and care coordination. In the field of Public Health Services and Systems Research, Dr. Yeager studies voluntary national accreditation of public health departments and workforce topics such as recruitment, retention, and training needs.