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Michael P. Rodriguez, PMP, CSM

Adjunct Faculty

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Biography

Mr. Michael P. Rodriguez is an Adjunct Professor of Global Public Health in the Department of Global and Community Health. Rodriguez’s research interests range from incentives for improving the use of data for decision making in public health to the impact of new technologies on the quality of patient care. He has extensive expertise in the evaluation and implementation of health information systems strengthening activities having worked in more than 25 countries around the world from the clinical level to the national and international levels. Prior to joining the GMU faculty, Rodriguez was resident in the Republic of Fiji where he was working with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to improve their capacity to screen and track patients for cardiovascular risk, breast and cervical cancers and childhood immunizations. Rodriguez has previously worked with international NGOs, US public health departments and with the US Agency for International Development as a Global Health Fellow.

Community Services

  • Advisory Committee, American University in Cairo DC Alumni Chapter 
  • Student and Host Family Liaison, Orientation Facilitator, American Field Service, Northern Virginia Region

Degrees

MA, Political Science (Social Welfare Policy), Columbia University

Certificate, Arabic, American University in Cairo

BA, Middle Eastern Studies (International Relations/Economic Development), University of California, Berkeley

Research

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Rodriguez MP, Singh GP and Setzer J. Synthesis Report of Health Information Systems in India. Bethesda, MD: Health Finance and Governance Project, Abt Associates Inc. May 2014.

Singh GP, Tuchman J, and Rodriguez MP. Improving Data for Decision-making: Leveraging Data Quality Audits in Haryana, India. Delhi, India: Health Finance and Governance Project, Abt Associates. May 2014.

Rodriguez, MP., Williamson T, Vogus A, Macgregor-Skinner E, Peña DL, Wilson A and Nakhimovsky N. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Health Systems and Private Sector Assessment. Bethesda, MD: Health Systems 20/20 project, Abt Associates Inc. February 2012.

Rodriguez, MP., O’Hanlon B, Vogus A, Feeley R, Narcisse C and Charles J. Saint Lucia Health Systems and Private Sector Assessment 2011. Bethesda, MD: Health Systems 20/20 project, Abt Associates Inc. January 2012.

Hook J., Chelius L. and Rodriguez M. Financial Analysis of La Clinica de La Raza’s Telehealth Experience. Prepared for the California HealthCare Foundation, April 2011.

Duclos, C., Hook J. and Rodriguez M. Telehealth in Community Clinics: Three Case Studies in Implementation. Prepared for the California HealthCare Foundation, November 2010.

Rodriguez, MP. Landscape Analysis of Health Information Systems Solutions, Technologies and Management Practices in Immunizations, PATH/Optimize. Seattle, Washington. June 2008.

White Paper:  Informatics Technology Tools for Use in HIV/AIDS Treatment in Resource Poor Settings. Commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. October 2005.

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