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Jonathan Engel
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Baruch College
Phone: 646-660-6829
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, Yale University Graduate School, Yale University
Research Interests: History of the US Health System, Healthcare Policy, Healthcare Management, Urban Health

Professional Interests

History of America’s healthcare system and the evolution of state and federal health policy, AIDS, mental health, psychotherapy, Medicaid, poverty medicine, and national health reform

Book Titles & Chapters

Engel J. American Therapy: The Rise of Psychotherapy in the United States. New York: Penguin Group (USA), 2008. Print.

Engel J. The Epidemic: [a Global History of AIDS]. New York: Smithsonian /Collins, 2006. Print.

Engel J. Poor People's Medicine: Medicaid and American Charity Care since 1965. Durham: Duke UP, 2006. Print.

Engel J. Doctors and Reformers: Discussion and Debate over Health Policy, 1925-1950. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, 2002. Print.

Engel J. “Follow the Money,” in Donna Nickitas, Donna Middaugh, and Nancy Aries, eds, Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals: Advocacy and Action (Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2010).


  • PhD, Yale University Graduate School, Yale University
  • MBA, Yale School of Management, Yale University