Thomas Stranova, ScD 



T.J. Stranova, ScD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Global Health Management and Policy
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 1900
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-6758
Fax: (504) 988-8258


Research Interests:

Academic medical organizations, organizational theory, strategic management, market development, quality improvement


Educational Background:

  • Doctor of Science (ScD) - Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Master of Health Administration (MHA) - Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Tufts University, Medford, MA

Selected Publications:

Review Dr. Stranova's publications at his NCBI profile page.


Personal Statement:

Dr. Stranova received his Doctor of Science (ScD) and his Master of Health Administration (MHA) degrees from Tulane University and his undergraduate degree from Tufts University where he majored in History while also earning a Certificate in Community Health. Prior to joining the Tulane faculty, Dr. Stranova held leadership positions with New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System and Tulane University Hospital & Clinic. Dr. Stranova also has experience in health care policy, having spent several years as a policy analyst for Paralyzed Veterans of America, a non-profit advocacy group in Washington, DC. His research has focused on the organizational relationships, structures, and leadership of healthcare organizations, in particular academic teaching hospitals and their associated medical schools. More generally, Dr. Stranova's interests lie in applying organizational theory and strategic management principles to strengthen both domestic and international healthcare systems, to improve the quality of healthcare provision, and to assist organizations in identifying strategies that will help reduce health disparities in the communities they serve.

Dr. Stranova also serves as the School's Associate Dean for Student Services.


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