The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Organizational Research; Case Studies; Community Health Centers
A Visiting Scholar at the Schneider Institutes, Deborah Gurewich’s work focuses on organizational behavior. She has studied the hospital sector and the health care safety-net with a particular interest in community health centers.
Dr. Gurewich has also collaborated with The Access Project on several projects examining the determinants of medical debt and its effect on health-seeking behavior and quality of life. Her research draws on case study methodology, community-based participatory research models, and large-scale survey design. Dr. Gurewich’s findings have appeared in The Milbank Quarterly and the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
In addition to her Ph.D. in Social Policy from the Heller School, Dr. Gurewich has a Master’s in Urban Planning from George Washington University.
Brandeis University, Ph.D.
George Washington University, M.A.
Boston University, A.B.
Awards and Honors
Named exceptional reviewer for Medical Care for period 2010 (2010)
Invited Advisory Committe Member for National Survey of FQHCs (2009)
Named exceptional reviewer for Medical Care for period 2009 (2009)