USC Price School of Public Policy

Howard Greenwald

Howard Greenwald


Ralph and Goldy Lewis Hall 228
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626

Phone: (213) 740-0397

Fax: (213) 740-1801

Ph.D. in Sociology

University of California, Berkeley


Health service delivery, organizational behavior, survey design

Biographical sketch

Howard Greenwald, Ph.D., has research interests in public policy, health services, evaluation research, public opinion, and organizational management. He has served as director of USC’s Health Services Administration Program, chairman of the Western Network for Education in Health Administration, and commissioner on the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. . He has made major contributions to research on health care delivery and socioeconomic disparities in health status and treatment outcomes. Recent books include The United States Health Care System: Organization, Management, and Policy (Jossey-Bass, 2010), Organizations: Management Without Control (Sage, 2008), and Health For All: Making Community Collaboration Work (Health Administration Press, 2003). His book, Who Survives Cancer? (University of California Press, 1992), reports the results of a ten-year survival study. Earlier work includes articles in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (J-PART), Public Administration Review, Journal of the American Public Health Association, Milbankk Memorial Fund Quarterly, and a variety of medical journals. He has an extensive consulting practice in program evaluation, policing, and medical/legal issues.


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