Ana Maria Turner Lomperis, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Management & Policy; Program Director, Master of Health Administration
Research Interests: Policy Implications of Changes in the Size, Composition and Distribution of the U.S. Health Sector Workforce and on Effective Strategies for Improving Health Management and Policy Education.
Education History: PhD, Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
SLU faculty since: 1996
Ana Maria Lomperis, PhD is an economist with a broad range of experience who has specialized in analyzing the changing demographic (health, education and employment) characteristics and needs of populations. She is a graduate of Duke University where she majored in history with an interdisciplinary program in Latin American Studies. She also earned a M.A. in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Lomperis joined the SLU faculty in September 1996 where she is an Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy, served as the School's Associate Dean for Student Development from 1999-2003, and has been the Director of the Master of Health Administration Program since August 2007. She has also served on numerous committees in the School and key professional organizations, including the U.S. Veterans Health Administration Graduate Healthcare Administration Training Program (GHATP) Board; the Missouri Regent's Advisory Council for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE); the ACHE's national Programs, Policies and Services Committee; Academy Health's Health Workforce Interest Group Annual Meeting Planning Committee; the Association of University Programs in Health Administration's (AUPHA's) nominating and annual meeting planning committees, as well as Chair of its Women in Health Care Management Faculty Forum. Currently she is serving on AUPHA's finance committee, on the advisory review board of Health Administration Press and has just completed a two-year terms as Chair of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) Health Policy and Management (HPM) Council.
Her research focuses on the policy implications of changes in the size, composition and distribution of the U.S. health sector workforce and on effective strategies for improving health management and policy education.