Health Policy and Management
Jane Bolin’s research focuses on law, ethics, compliance and regulation; chronic disease management; and rural and underserved populations. She is the director of the Southwest Rural Health Research Center, which addresses the needs of rural and underserved populations across Texas and the nation by bringing together a unique combination of faculty expertise in health policy, health economics, aging, long-term care, health law, epidemiology and biostatistics and chronic disease. She has served as principal investigator or co-principal investigator on nine grants or contracts and has been solely or jointly responsible for over $10.5 million in federal, state and foundation funding to Texas A&M Health and the School of Public Health. She is also lead PI of the national Rural Healthy People 2020 publication, which has been disseminated nationally. Over the past five years she has authored or co-authored 25 peer reviewed articles, edited a book, co-authored six book chapters, given 11 invited scientific presentations. participated as author in 22 poster presentations and supported several graduate students. She is a graduate of the Oregon Health & Science University, University of Oregon, and Penn State University.