Dr. Carole Roan Gresenz holds the Bette Jacobs Endowed Professorship in the Department of Health Systems Administration. She is a health economist with expertise in health care organization and finance, health disparities in medical care, and access to and quality of care among vulnerable populations. Her current research spans Alzheimer’s disease, prostate cancer, oral health, and gun policy. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Brown University and joined Georgetown after many years as a senior economist with the RAND Corporation. She was appointed interim dean of the School of Nursing & Health Studies in 2019.