Courses Taught by Jersey Liang

HMP600: The Health Services System I

  • Graduate level
  • Both Executive Masters and Residential
  • Fall term(s) for Executive Masters and residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for Executive Masters and residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Liang, Jersey Anthony, Denise (Residential/Executive Masters);
  • Prerequisites: Enrollment in HMP or Perm Instr
  • Description: First part of two-course sequence focusing on major issues in the organization of a health services system: role of values; assessment of health status; analysis of need, access and use of services; current supply and distribution of health resources; analysis of health care costs and expenditures. Students enrolling in HMP 600 are expected to also complete HMP 601.
  • Syllabus for HMP600

HMP671: Cross-national Comparisons of Aging and Health

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Winter term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Liang, Jersey (Residential);
  • Not offered 2021-2022
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: This course examines aging and health within a global context. The focus will be placed primarily on old age support systems in the United States and several other developed nations (e.g., Canada, Germany, Japan, and United Kingdom). Specifically, comparisons across these nations will be made in: (a) population aging and health, (b) acute care, (c) long-term care, and (d) family-based support, and (e) financial security in old age. Population aging and health in developing nations (e.g., China, India) will be reviewed in light of the lessons learned in the developed countries.

HMP677: Health Care Organization: An International Perspective

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Liang, Jersey (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Grad Status
  • Description: Course examines health care systems in approximately eight developed and developing nations (e.g., United States, Germany, Japan, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, and Kenya). Comparisons made in: population health, health care financing and control,health professionals and their patients, health care organization, and health system performance and reform strategies.

HMP691: Introductory Seminar

  • Graduate level
  • Executive Masters
  • term(s) for Executive Masters students;
  • 1 credit hour(s) for Executive Masters students;
  • Instructor(s): Liang, Jersey (Executive Masters);
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: This course familiarizes students in the HMP OJOC MPH/MHSA program with currently important research in health policy and management. Seminar sessions are conducted by guest researchers who discuss projects addressing issues related to provider organization, regulatory policy, payment system incentives, quality of care, and host of other areas currently significant to health policy and management. The seminar series includes seven 2-hour sessions spaced over the 2-year OJOC calendar.
  • Syllabus for HMP691