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Tim Henderson, MPH, MAMC

Department of Health Administration and Policy

Tim Henderson

Tim Henderson has over thirty-five years of experience in progressive health policy research, project management, and clinic administration for federal, state, international, and private sector organizations. He is nationally recognized as having expertise in primary care and health professions policy and programs for the underserved. Mr. Henderson has authored numerous reports, convened multiple policy forums, and made frequent presentations at conferences on various public health policy and program issues. He is a former member of the United States delegation to the Annual International Conference on the Health Care Workforce. 

Mr. Henderson also served as Acting Deputy Director for the Center for Health Policy Research & Ethics and as Director of the Center's premiere annual educational offering, the Washington Health Policy Institute, a week-long summer seminar for graduate students and others interested in health policy and how to influence the policy making process. In addition, Mr. Henderson contributes his expertise to ongoing research projects related to the health professions workforce and public financing of health professions education. 

Prior to joining the Center in 2004, he was the Director of the Institute for Primary Care and Workforce Analysis at the National Conference of State Legislatures. Other previous positions held include senior policy analyst with the National Governors' Association, Center for Policy Research, and with the United States Congress, Office of Technology Assessment. Mr. Henderson teaches courses in health policy for baccalaureate and masters degree health sciences students.


  • MAMC, Public Relations and Advertising, University of Florida, 1986
  • MPH, Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina, 1979
  • BA, Political Science, North Carolina State University, 1974