Tyler Malone

Health Policy and Management PhD Candidate
Minor: Economics
Email: tmalone@live.unc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Tyler Malone is a PhD student at the University of North Carolina, pursuing a degree in Health Policy and Management with the Gillings School of Global Public Health.  Tyler works as a graduate research assistant with the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program, where he analyzes patient care-seeking behavior, trends in hospital volume, and Hierarchical Condition Category risk adjustment.

Tyler’s other main research interests are in the areas of mental health and substance use disorders.  Current topics of analysis include prediction of suicidal ideation in medical interns, assessment of psychological distress and its relation to athletic performance among student-athletes, and evaluation of polices to reduce substance use disorders among young adults.

Key Publications

Comparison of Brief Videos and Articles to Promote Coping Skills Among Student-Athletes. Malone, T. L., Kern, A., Klueh, E., & Eisenberg, D. (2020). Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 1(aop), 1-17.

Changes in Care-Seeking after Rural Hospitals Merge. Malone, T. L., Kirk, D., Randolph, R., Pink, G., & Holmes, G. M. (2020). North Carolina Rural Health Research Program.

Patterns of Hospital Bypass and Inpatient Care-Seeking by Rural Residents. Malone, T. L. & Holmes, G. M. (2020). North Carolina Rural Health Research Program.

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