Outstanding International Leadership Award 2008-2009
Brooks College of Health
Mei Zhao, Ph.D., MHA is an Associate Professor in the Brooks College of Health where she teaches in the Department of Public Health's Health Administration Programs. She received her Ph.D. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and currently teaches Health Economics, Health Care Finance, Quantitative Analysis in Health Care, and US Health Care System at UNF. Mei was awarded two Transformational Learning Opportunity grants from UNF and has led several student study abroad trips to China. She is a recipient of the University of North Florida’s Outstanding International Leadership Awards. Her research is focused on the effect of financial performance on the quality and patient safety of health care organizations, as well as the utilization, cost, and financing of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and conventional Medicine in both US and China. She has published in many journals including Inquiry, Health Policy, Health Economics, Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, and others.