Patricia Pittman PhD, FAAN

Professor, George Washington University

Dr. Patricia Pittman is the Fitzhugh Mullan Professor of Health Workforce Equity at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. As director of the Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, Dr. Pittman built an extensive research enterprise focusing on policies that enable health workforces to better address health equity, including protection of labor rights of health workers. Her current portfolio includes directing two HRSA-supported health workforce research centers, as well as several foundation-supported grants. Trained in medical anthropology and public health, she works with interdisciplinary teams in mixed methods designs. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and has served as PI on over 40 research grants relating to health workforce policy. She teaches advanced health policy analysis and health workforce policy.