Nancy R. Aries
School of Public Affairs
One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
New York, NY 10010
Office Location: 135 East 22nd Street, Room 416
Phone: 646 660-6828
Fax: 646 660-6831
Nancy R. Aries is the Director of the Baruch College Honors Program. Her areas of concentration are health policy and management. She holds an appointment in the Department of Community Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. During the 2009-10 academic year she is serving as Interim University Dean for Undergraduate Education. She is the recipient of an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellowship whose purpose is to train professors for academic leadership. As part of the Fellowship she spent the 2008-09 academic year at Tufts University working under the mentorship of the college president, provost, and senior staff.
Her research interests include the competing nature of workforce and patient diversity on the provision of hospital based services, medical professionalism, the economic impact of biomedical research and reproductive health policy with a focus on abortion and teenage pregnancy. In addition, she has studied the implementation of the Medicare Modernization Act and the impact of drug benefit design on prescription drug spending. Her textbook Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals, a collection of co-edited and co-authored essays is forthcoming this spring. Other work has been published in the American Journal of Public Health, the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, and Health Care Management Review.
She earned her A.B. at the University of Michigan with a concentration in Urban Studies and Ph.D. in Social Policy at the Florence Heller School at Brandeis University.