Richard Schuster, MD, MMM, FACP, FRCP (Edin)

Richard Schuster 9-07

Co-Director of the Global Health Leadership & Administration Program, School of Public Health, University of Haifa

Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia

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Professional Summary

Richard Schuster, MD, MMM, FACP, FRCP (Edin) is the Co-Director of the Global Health Leadership and Administration MPH program. He is a Professor of Public Health at the University of Haifa.  He is currently the President of COSEHC, the Consortium of Southeast Hypertension Control, an international organization dedicated to reducing cardiovascular morbidity and mortality by reducing disparities in populations and improving the management of cardio metabolic risk factors.  He is a former Professor and Director of the Center for Global Health at the University of Georgia in the US.  Prior to the University of Georgia, he held the first endowed chair, the Oscar Boonshoft Chair of Health Systems Management, at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in the United States. He was also director of the Center for Global Health Systems, Management and Policy, and MPH program director at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. He received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania, his MD from the University of Rochester, and a Master of Medical Management (MMM) from the Tulane University School of Public Health. He completed a residency and served as Chief Medical Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Rochester in the US.  He is board certified in internal medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in the US and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.


Research interests

Global health systems, implementation of practice guidelines, cardiovascular risk factor reduction, health care disparities, physician office microsystems, leadership development

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