Roger A. Boothroyd, Ph.D. is Chair and Professor in the Department of Mental Health Law & Policy and also holds a faculty appointment in the College of Public Health. He has been conducting mental health services research for the past 20 years. He received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, specializing in measurement, evaluation, and research design. He teaches courses in research methodology, program evaluation, and statistics. Dr. Boothroyd was formerly a Research Scientist with the New York State Office of Mental Health where he directed various federally-funded research and demonstration projects.
He is currently the PI of a $1.1 million contract with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration examining among other issues, how Medicaid mental health managed care impact beneficiaries’ access to, quality of, and outcome of care. He recently completed a project funded by the NIH on which he was the PI, to study the maximum individualized change analysis (MICA) procedure developed by Boothroyd, Banks, Evans, Greenbaum, and Brown (2000).
He formerly served eight years as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Commission of Graduate Foreign Nursing Schools during which time he chaired their Professional Health Care Standards Committee and is currently a member of their Strategic Planning Committee. He is an active member of the American Public Health Association and has held various elected positions in the mental Health Section, and the American Evaluation Association. He is a Consulting Editor for the Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. He current serves on the Provost’s Steering Committee and the Office for Undergraduate Research Advisory Committee.