Professor of Management, Healthcare Systems, and Health Policy; Patrick F. and Helen C. Walsh Professor; Visiting Associate Fellow, Oxford University
PhD in Public Administration and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY
BS in Business Administration, University at Albany, SUNY
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Hoff’s primary research interests are in the area of health policy and management. Specifically, he studies health care implementation; physician attitudes and behavior; the organizational and cultural aspects of health care quality and patient safety; changing modes of professionalism; and health care innovation. Professor Hoff has taught a variety of health policy and management courses.
Services to the Profession
Professor Hoff is on the editorial board of three academic publications: Medical Care Research and Review, Health Care Management Review, and Advances in Health Care Management. He is the former Division Chair of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management, and serves in a variety of advisory capacities to federal health agencies and health care organizations. He is a member of the Academy of Management, Academy Health, and American Sociological Association.
Awards & Recognition
Patrick F. and Helen C. Walsh Research Professor, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, 2015-17.
Visiting Associate Fellow, Green-Templeton College, Oxford University
Recipient, 2014 Ronald Copeland Best Paper Award, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University (“Medical Home Implementation: A Sensemaking Taxonomy of Hard and Soft Best Practices”).
Named in 2012 as one of the “101 Most Influential Professors of Public Health” nationally by MPHProgramsList.com, an online service for public health student education.
Outstanding Academic Title Award, Choice Magazine, 2010, for the book, “Practice Under Pressure: Primary Care Physicians and Their Medicine in the Twenty-First Century.”
Member, Institute of Medicine Committee, National Academy of Sciences, 2008-09, Title of Study: Review of Priorities in the National Vaccine Plan.