Harold A. Pollack

Cohort 1 — Yale Alumni List
Helen Ross Professor, School of Social Service Administration
Co-Director, University of Chicago Crime Lab
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Dr. Pollack received both his PhD and MA in Public Policy from JFK School of Government, Harvard University. He also received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Engineering from Princeton Univeresity. In his current position he serves on the Executive Committee of the Center for Health Administration Studies at the University of Chicago. He is also the Co-Director of The University of Chicago Crime Lab. He has published widely at the interface between poverty policy and public health. His recent research concerns HIV and hepatitis prevention efforts for injection drug users, drug abuse and dependence among welfare recipients and pregnant women, infant mortality prevention, and child health. His research appears in such journals as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Public Health, Health Services Research, Pediatrics, and Social Service Review. His essay, "Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare," was selected for The Best American Medical Writing, 2009.

Discipline: Economics