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Conrad, Cynthia (full)
Associate Professor
Public Management
Gath 105
Gate House


    Dr. Conrad holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington (with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas), specializing in Public Health Administration. She also holds a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Texas at Arlington, specializing in policy analysis. Dr. Conrad's Bachelor of Arts degree comes from Southern Illinois University, also in Political Science, specializing in comparative government.
Academic Credentials

    Published Works

    Coleman, C. and Conrad, C. "Understanding the Negative Graduate Student Perceptions of Required Statistics and Research Methods Courses:  Implications for Programs and Faculty,"Journal of College Teaching and Learning, Vol. 4, Num. 3, March 2007, pp. 11-20.

    Conrad, C., "Measuring Costs of Child Abuse and Neglect:  A Mathematic Model of Specific Cost Estimations,", in the Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, Vol. 29, Num. 1, Summer 2006, pp 103-123.

    Kacerik, M., Prajer, R., and Conrad, C. "Ethics Instruction in the Dental Hygiene Curriculum,"  accepted for publication in The Journal of Dental Hygiene,   vol . 80, no. 1,  January 2006, pp. 1-13.

    Coleman, C. and Conrad, C. "Years Of Service And Perceptions Of Collective Bargaining Issues:  A Case Study Of Police In Connecticut," Proceedings of  the 2005 International Business & Economics Research Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2005, paper 241.

    Conrad, C. and  Costello, A. (2001) "Long-Term Care Insurance and Public Policy:  An Analysis of  Obstacles to Utilization".   Journal of Health and Human Services Administration,J24-4, Spring 2002, pp 431-455.

    Conrad, C. (1999) "Physician Awareness and Screening for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome", Journal of Health and Human Services Administration,  J22-3, Winter 2000, pp 257-276..

    Conrad, C. (1998) "Physician Income in the 1990's:  Problems and Disappointments",Internet Medical Journal, February 25, 1998, (ISSN 1093-7935), pages 1-5.

    Conrad, C. (1997) Health Care Costs Escalation in the United States:  Implications of Market Failure. International Journal of Public Administration, Special Issue on Health Care Financing in the United States, 20, (6), 1203-1220. ( Also, Special  Issue Editor for Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY.)

    Conrad, C. (1994). Rural Hospital Closings:  The Effects in Texas on Infant Mortality and Accidental Deaths. Journal of Health and Human Resources Administration, 17 ,(1), 76-102.

    Conrad, C. (1993).  Binary Decision Analysis: An Empirical Approach to Predicting and Understanding Organizational Decisions.  International Journal of Public Administration, 16, (4), 527-625.

    Conrad, C. (1993), (Review of:  Federalism and Health Policy:  The Development of Health Systems in Canada and Australia), Social Science Quarterly,  74, ( 2), 447-448.

    Conrad, C. (1991), Health Care in Rural America:  The Congressional Perspective.  Public Administration Review, September/October , 461-465.

    Conrad, C. (1997, May 5) Diminishing Returns:  Physician Income in the 1990's - -Problems and Disappointments, Hartford Business Journal, p. 22.

    Conrad,C. and Coleman, C. "Emergency Preparedness among Connecticut First Responders." Survey research.  

    Conrad, C. " Animal Assisted Therapy in Long-term Care Environments." Survey research. 

    Coleman, C. and Conrad, C. "Years Of Service And Perceptions Of Collective Bargaining Issues:  A Case Study Of Police In Connecticut." Survey research.

    Conrad, C. and Coleman, C.  "MPA Program Placement Outcomes," Survey research.