Research Interests: Long-term Care Policy; Health Care for the Elderly; Health Policy
Courses: HMP 500 Health Care Organization; HMP 553 Health Policy Capstone Seminar; HMP 130 Contemporary Challenges in the U.S. Health Care System; HMP 572 Government Financing of Health Care
Education History: PhD, Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University - University Park
SLU faculty since: 2008
Louise Meret-Hanke, PhD teaches courses about the U.S. health care delivery system, government financing of health care and health policy. Her research interests include long-term care policy, particularly home and community-based services for the frail elderly, and rural health care.
Before undertaking her graduate studies, Dr. Meret-Hanke was Executive Director of a home and community-based agency providing services in two rural counties in Ontario, Canada. Currently, she serves as a member of the Public Policy Committee of the Alzheimer's Association of St. Louis.