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Denise Anthony

Professor; Chair, Department of Health Management and Policy
Health Management and Policy
Public Health

PhD, Sociology, University of Connecticut
MA, Sociology, University of Connecticut
BA, Sociology and International Studies, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Professor Anthony’s work explores issues of cooperation, trust, and privacy in a variety of settings, from health care delivery to micro-credit borrowing groups to online groups such as Wikipedia, Facebook, and Her current work examines the use of information technology for health and in health care, including the impact on quality and outcomes, on disparities, as well as the implications related to data privacy and security. Her multi-disciplinary research has been funded by grants from the National Science Foundation and others, and published in sociology as well as in health policy and computer science journals, including, among others, the American Sociological Review, Social Science and Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, Health Affairs, and IEEE Pervasive Computing.



University Affiliation(s)


Research Area(s)

Health disparities | Health services research | Public policy and social science | technology


  • Principal investigator of: Distribution and Characteristics of Hospital-provided Social Care in the United States
  • Principal investigator of: Security and Privacy in the Lifecycle of IoT for Consumer Environments (SPLICE)
  • Principal investigator of: Health Policy Research Scholars Cohort Five- 2021
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