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Faculty Member Co-Authors Health Care Textbook


An associate professor for applied health studies at Pennsylvania College of Technology co-authored the textbook “Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges,” which was published recently by Jossey-Bass.

Tina M. Evans, department head for applied health studies, collaborated with Bernard J. Healey, a professor at King’s College. The book offers new insights into the most important sectors of the U.S. health care industry and the many challenges the future holds. It aims to help students to appreciate the dilemma confronting policy makers, providers and patients in the struggle to balance cost, quality and access.

Tina M. Evans
Tina M. Evans

Evans, of Kingston, holds a doctorate in health promotion from Marywood University, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine. She earned her master’s degree in health care administration from King’s College.

Penn College’s Bachelor of Science in applied health studies is a degree-completion program for individuals who are certified or soon-to-be certified, licensed or registered in a health care profession. It is designed to prepare practitioners to function in a dynamic health care environment, enabling students to build on current knowledge and skills to assume positions of leadership. The major is available online and is self-paced and flexible.

To learn more about the academic programs offered by the School of Health Sciences at Penn College, call 570-327-4519. For more about the college, which is celebrating its Centennial throughout 2014, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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