College of Health Professions


Department of Interprofessional health studies

 

Faculty and Staff

Patricia Alt, Ph.D.

Professor (1987)
Chair of Towson University's Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Participants

Office:   Linthicum Hall, Rm 115B
Phone:   410-704-4221
Fax:   410-704-4670
E-mail:   palt@towson.edu

Educational Background

  • B.A., Duke University, 1967
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1971
  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1982
  • (dissertation title:  The Influence of Consumers in Health Center Administration)

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Ethical issues in health care and in human subjects research
  • Gerontology (particularly community-based care and dementia care)
  • State-level policymaking in health care
  • Board Member, Maryland Gerontological Association
  • Board Member, Joseph Richey Hospice
  • Member, Baltimore City Commission on Aging and Retirement Education
  • Chair, Maryland Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human  Research Subjects

Courses Typically Taught (two year cycle)

  • HLTH 207  Health Care in the U.S.
  • HLTH  645  Health Care Policy
  • HCMN 441/541  Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Administration
  • IDHP 741 Ethical and Legal Issues in Clinical Practice
  • IDHP/HLTH 653 Responsible Conduct of Research

Personal Interests   

 

Music , Art

 



 

 

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