Grace Bagwell Adams

Health Policy & Management, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Institute of Gerontology,
Associate Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Health Policy & Management, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Institute of Gerontology,

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • Master of Public Administration, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Converse College, Spartanburg, South Carolina
More About

Member, Graduate School Faculty
Member, UGA Obesity Initiative
Affiliate, UGA Institute of Gerontology
Affiliate, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Bagwell-Adams’s area of specialty is food and obesity policy.

Honors, Awards, and Achievements
  • 2014 – Professor of the Year, Department of Public Administration & Policy
  • 2013, 2014, 2017 – Faculty Mentor, Fels Institute of Government Policy Challenge Finalists
  • Association for Public Policy and Management
  • American Society for Health Economics
  • International Health Economics Association
  • American Political Science Association
  • European Group for Public Administration
  • Midwestern Political Science Association
  • Southern Political Science Association
Course Instruction
  • HPAM 3600: Introduction to Health Policy
  • HPAM 8900: Women’s Health Policy
  • PADP 8650: Social Insurance
  • PADP 7110: Research Methods
  • PADP 8640: Program Evaluation
  • Poverty Policy in the United States, Community Development, and Local Government Practicum
Research Interests
  • Food Assistance policy
  • Obesity policy
  • Effect of Health Policy on vulnerable populations
  • Program Evaluation