Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work


John Orwat, PhD

Title/s:  Professor

Office #:  Maguire Hall 518

Phone: 312.915.7494

Email: jorwat@luc.edu


Brandeis University, The Heller School of Social Policy and Management PhD, Health Policy, Behavioral Health Services Research

The University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration Master of Arts

Program Areas

Mental Health, Health

• Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F31), National Institute on Drug Abuse
• National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant (T32), National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse
Dissertation:  Factors associated with substance abuse treatment and mutual assistance among adults living with HIV/AIDS.

Courses Currently Teaching/Teaching Areas:
Teaching areas:  Mental Health Policy, Health Policy, Multivariable Statistics
Courses: SOWK 602, 610H, 811

Research Interests

Research Projects:
Project Director:  Telemonitoring Impact on Managed Care (TIMCare)
Co-Principle Investigator:  Analyzing Medicare’s Payment Policy for Hospital-Acquired Conditions and Its Impact on Safety Net Hospitals.
Co-Principle Investigator:  AIDS Foundation of Chicago Treatment Coordinator Implementation Evaluation

Professional & Community Affiliations

Community and Professional Service:
Various work with community and professional agencies.