George A. Huber, J.D., Appointed Associate Dean at University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
PITTSBURGH, January 9, 2008 — George A. Huber, J.D., professor of public health practice at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH), has been appointed associate dean for public policy. In his new role, Mr. Huber will work to advance public health by developing collaborations between GSPH and business, government and non-profit organizations to increase the school’s impact on public health policy and practice.
At GSPH, Mr. Huber is leading a team to address complex public health policy issues to speed improvements and innovations in the management and delivery of public services at the local, state and national levels. He also will assist in the translation of research findings to help improve public health.
Prior to joining GSPH, Mr. Huber retired from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), where he was a senior vice president and the organization’s general counsel for more than 30 years. Mr. Huber received his Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy, master’s degrees in industrial engineering and systems management from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Southern California, and a juris doctorate from Duquesne University School of Law.
Mr. Huber serves on the board of directors for UPMC Braddock, UPMC McKeesport, UPMC Passavant, UPMC Health Plan and the Community Care Behavioral Health Organization. He is a licensed professional engineer and consults as an attorney in private practice. He is retired from the U.S. Air Force as a judge advocate and is a former senior director for research and consulting for Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania. He has authored and co-authored numerous presentations, abstracts and publications in peer-reviewed journals on law and health policy.