Program Area Director NORC at the University of Chicago, MD
Michael Meit serves as Program Area Director for the Public Health Research Department, National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago. Mr. Meit is responsible for NORC projects in the areas of rural health, public health systems, and emergency preparedness.
Mr. Meit has experience working at both the state and national levels, first with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and then with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). In addition to the evaluation of RWJF's Common Ground Initative, Mr. Meit has led public health systems studies looking at local public health financing, state health department categorization, and public health agency accreditation, among others. He has recently published articles in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice on LHD financing, the historical development of rural public health systems, and public health practice standards.