College of Health Professions


office of collaborative programs

 

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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410-704-4444

University Police
410-704-2134

Closings & News
410-704-NEWS (6397)

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