The Hunger Games and Health Care
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Dr. Robert Hackey, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Providence College.
The "Hunger Games" movie and book series follow teenager Katniss Everdeen as she works with oppressed citizens to overthrow an authoritative and violent government. The latest installment, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," arrives in theaters Friday, Nov. 21st.
Dr. Robert Hackey, Professor of Health Policy and Management at Providence College, has a forthcoming article on images of health and health care in The Hunger Games triology, in The Journal of Popular Culture. His analysis looks at the correlation between the trilogy and the trends we see today in our healthcare system.
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Meet Our Expert:
Dr. Robert Hackey,
professor of health policy and management
and program director;
Teaching at PC since 1999
Public Opinion and Health Care
Health Care Reform
Health Planning/Certificate of Need Regulation
Health Care in the Mass Media
Selected Courses Taught:
American Health Care System
Policy Analysis in the Health Sector
Health Care and Popular Culture