Senior Fellow, Public Health Research Department, NORC at the University of Chicago; Director, Opioid and Substance Use Research Program
NORC at the University of Chicago
Michael Meit serves as Senior Fellow in the NORC at the University of Chicago Public Health Research Department, and as Director of the NORC Opioid and Substance Use Research Program. Meit is responsible for NORC projects in the areas of rural health, public health systems, and substance misuse. Meit brings extensive public health experience at the national, state and local levels, and has conducted public health systems and services research projects including studies of state governmental public health financing, impacts of the Affordable Care Act on public health programs, analysis of data methods and taxonomies used to assess the public health workforce, evaluation of the PHAB Accreditation program, development of a revised infrastructure classification system for state health departments, and a survey of state and local health departments to assess public health practice based preparedness research needs, among others.
Prior to NORC, Meit worked in public health academia, as well as at both the state and national levels, first with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and then with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). Meit has served in formal advisory roles for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, and for several schools and programs of public health including those at the University of Pittsburgh, East Carolina University, and Texas A&M University. He holds a faculty appointment in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University.
Tuesday, July 9
3:15 PM – 4:15 PM