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Tufts University School of Medicine

Paul Hattis

Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Sr. Associate Director, Pubic Health Program
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Paul Hattis

Associate Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine
Sr. Associate Director, Pubic Health Program
Department: Public Health & Community Medicine
Programs: Public Health

Phone 617-636-2498

Education

  • ​BS, University of Michigan
  • MD, University of Illinois
  • JD, University of Illinois
  • MPH, UCLA

Research synopsis

Dr. Hattis has a research focus in four major areas:

  • Community engagement in health care reform
  • Hospital Community Benefit responsibilities
  • Diversity in the health care professions 
  • Legal issues affecting health care volunteers

Publications

Eckstein, E. and Hattis, P, "Hospitals Investing in Health: Community Benefits in MA", Community Catalyst, Oct. 2016

Boumil, M. and Hattis, P. Medical Liability, Minneapolis, MN, West Publishing, St. Paul, MN, 2011

Perez, T., Hattis, P., and Barnett, K., "Health Professions Accreditation and Diversity: A Collaborative Approach Enhance Current Standards", W. K. Kellogg Foundation, August 2010

Hattis, P. and Matheny, P., "Linking Community Health Improvement with Clinical Strategies, 44 Health Forum Journal 3, May/June 2001, p. 25-8

Hattis, P., "Toward a More Strategic Approach to Community Engagement:--A Response to the Commentary of Kevin Barnett", Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, Volume 25, No. 2, Fall 2002 , pp. 209-213

Barnett, K and Hattis, P., "Chapter 5: Community Benefit as a Tool for Institutional Reform", in IOM Study on Work-force Diversity, IOM, (April, 2004)