Helen A. Halpin ScM, PhD

Professor Emerita
Research Interests: 
  • Preventing health care-associated infections
  • Increasing access to health insurance
  • Consumer experiences in managed care
  • Smoking cessation benefits
  • Integration of health promotion and disease prevention services in the U.S. Health Care System
Selected Publications: 

Halpin HA, Morales-Suárez-Varela MM, Martin-Moreno JM. Chronic Disease Prevention and the New Public Health. Public Health Reviews. Association of Public Schools in the European Region. 2010. 1(1):1-23. online publication

Halpin HA, Harbage P. The Origins and Demise of the Public Option. Health Affairs. 2010. 29(6):1117-1124.

Halpin HA, McMenamin SB, Shade S. The Demand for Health Insurance Coverage for Tobacco Dependence Treatments: Support for a Benefit Mandate and Willingness to Pay, Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 2007. Vol. 9, No. 12, 1269-1276.

Halpin HA, McMenamin SB, Cella CA, Bellows NM, Husten CG. State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco-Dependence Treatments – United States, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2008. Vol. 57, No. 05: 117-122.

Halpin HA, McMenamin SB, Bellows N. Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Dependence Treatments, an Update, Health Affairs. 2006. Vol. 25, No. 2: 550-556.

Halpin HA, McMenamin SB, Rideout J, Boyce-Smith G. The Costs and Effectiveness of Different Benefit Designs for Treating Tobacco Dependence: Results from a Randomized Trial, Inquiry. 2006. Vol 43, No 1, p 54.

Profile Updated: March 21, 2012