Howard Degenholtz, PhD



Howard B. Degenholtz, PhD, is Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management and Associate Director of Research, Center for Bioethics and Health Law.

Dr. Degenholtz is a health services researcher and gerontologist. He is presently leading a multi-year evaluation of Pennsylvania’s Community HealthChoices Program, which includes data on patient-caregiver experiences for dually eligible enrollees in Pennsylvania. As part of this project he is examining the effect of the transition to Medicaid Managed Care on caregivers for people with physical disabilities and Alzheimer Disease and related dementias.