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Howard L. Bailit, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Community Medicine and Health Care
Academic Office Location:
Community Medicine and Health Care
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6325
Phone: 860-679-5487
Fax: 860-679-5463

Senior Vice President for Medical Policy and Programs at Aetna Health Plans (1986-1995); Chair, Department of Health Administration and Policy, Columbia University School of Public Health (1982-1986); Head of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center (1967-1982), Director, University of Connecticut Health Center Health Policy & Primary Care Research Center (1996-2005). Dr. Bailit has published widely on health policy and managed care and serves on many national committees and editorial boards. He has been of member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences since 1984.

OtherUniversity of MichiganNo Degree
D.M.D.Tufts School of Dental MedicineDentistry
Ph.D.Harvard University Anthropology

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipForsyth Dental Center

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Elected MemberIOM, National Academy of Sciences
Dr. Bailit's research interests include the development and evaluation of delivery system innovations for underserved populations and community-based dental education programs.

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Medical insurance and managed care in the United States
    Bailit H, Beazoglou T Health Systems in the World 2004 Jan;645-656
  • The dental curriculum and the cost of dental education
    Bailit H, Beazoglou T, Formicola A The Economics of Dental Education 2004 Jan;
  • Impact of technology on the demand and supply of dental services: 2001-2011
    Bailit H, Beazoglou T Studies of Dental Workforce. American Dental Association, Health Policy Resources Center 2002 Jan;
  • The U.S. Dental Care Delivery System and Managed Care: An Overview
    Bailit H, Beazoglou T Community Dental Health 2002 Jan;73-90
  • Market Strategies and the Growth of Managed Care
    Bailit HL Academic Health Centers in the Managed Care Environment 1995 Jan;3-13

Conference Papers


  • The supply of dental services: What are the issues?
    Bailit HL, Beazoglou TJ The National AHEC Bulletin 2007 Jan;23(1):3-6