Dr. Lu is a
Full Professor in the Department of Health Administration at the Governors
State University. She received her PhD in Health Services Policy and Management
from Norman J. Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina,
and her MPH from the Graduate School of Public Health, University of
Pittsburgh. She completed her PhD dissertation as a researcher at the
Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Primary Care Policy
Center, Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Lu’s research interests include health care access, utilization,
quality, and outcome. In the area of public health issues, her research focuses
on preventive care services, health behaviors, and program evaluation. She has
published research in high impact peer-reviewed journals such as International Journal for Quality in Health
Care, Journal of Medical Systems, Journal of Rural
Health, Journal of Health Care
for the Poor and Underserved, Journal of Healthcare Management, American Journal of
Infection Control, and Medical Care, etc.
She has been serving as the Chair for the Department of Health
Administration, and the Program Director for Master in Health Administration
program since 2018.