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Elizaveta (Liz) Walker²

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Community Based Assistant Professor Health Systems Management & Policy


Dr. Elizaveta (Liz) Walker has a Community-Based faculty appointment in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health as an Assistant Professor in the Health Systems Management & Policy programs. In this role, Dr. Walker’s work includes contributing to classroom teaching, mentoring students, and collaborating on research with primary faculty.

In addition to her work as a community-based faculty member in SPH, Dr. Walker is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Oregon Health Authority. Her work involves synthesizing clinical literature and conducting policy landscape analyses in order to inform benefit coverage for the Oregon Health Plan. She is also involved in implementation work related to Oregon’s 1115 Demonstration Waiver.

Dr. Walker teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in health care policy at the School. She also guest lectures on topics of food policy and international health system comparisons.


Education, Degrees

Ph.D., Health Systems & Policy, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, 2020
M.P.H., Health Management & Policy, Portland State University, 2015
B.S., Public Health, Portland State University, 2012

¹ CEPH Primary Instructional Faculty
² CEPH Non-Primary Instructional Faculty

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