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Florida International Doctoral Student Published in JPAG

Ms. Katie Schuldiner, a graduate assistant for the department of health policy management at the FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, is the first and principal co-author of The Role of Public Administration in the Elimination of Poverty, which has been published in the Journal of Public Administration and Governance. The article addresses how public policy makers can promote equity and social justice.

Ms. Schuldiner received her Bachelors of Science in Business Management from the University of Central Florida in 2003 with summa cum laude honors. She has also received her Masters in Public Health a Specialization in Health Policy Management from FIU in May 2015.

Her work and interests are in assessing access to healthcare for the indigent populations of the United States. She is working on her Doctorate in Public Affairs from FIU with a focus on public management and bringing health care to those who need it, as well as evaluating the economic factors influencing the public policies that have brought care to these individuals, such as the Affordable Care Act.

Ms. Schuldiner currently provides support to the FIU Stempel College by participating in research on global health outcomes, the expansion of Medicaid programs, the effects of diabetes mellitus on employee performance, and many other topics. She also is a peer advisor to incoming graduate students in Health Policy Management.

The Journal of Public Administration and Governance aims to provide in-depth analysis of developments in the organizational, administrative and policy sciences as they apply to government and governance. Each issue brings critical perspectives and cogent analyses, serving as an outlet for the best theoretical and research work in the fields of public policy, governance, administration and human resource management.