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, as Associate HMP Department Chair from 2006-2008, and as MHA Program Director from 2007 through May 2013. 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 and Health Administration Press Advisory Board; Academy Health's Health Workforce Interest Group Annual Meeting Planning Committee; the Association of University Programs in Health Administration's (AUPHA's) nominating, annual meeting planning and finance committees, and Chair of its Women in Health Care Management Faculty Forum; and as Chair of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH) Health Policy and Management (HPM) Council.
Currently she serves on AUPHA's audit and Filerman Prize committees, and as a reviewer for several journals. 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.