Yale University

Elizabeth Bradley, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Public Health (Health Policy), Yale School of Public Health
  • Director, Global Health Initiatives, Yale School of Public Health
  • Faculty Director, Global Health Leadership Institute, Yale University
  • Master, Branford College, Yale College
(203) 785-2937


Dr. Bradley, PhD, is Professor of Public Health and Director of Global Health Initiatives at the School of Public Health, and directs the Health Management Program in the School of Public Health. Her research focuses on health delivery and quality improvement. Dr. Bradley has contributed important findings about organizational change and quality of care within the hospital, nursing home, and hospice settings. Bradley has pioneered a new approach to applying a mixed methods to first characterize and then test statistically key distinguishing features of higher and lower performing hospitals in cardiovascular care. Dr. Bradley has several projects regarding health system strengthening in international settings, including Ethiopia, Liberia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. She is a member of the World Economic Forum, Network of Global Agenda Councils, and the Steering Committee for the Open Educational Resources in Public Health Conference, aimed at developing innovative ways to enhance health system delivery in global settings.