CHASP Faculty Fellow: Pediatrician and Social Entrepreneur Michael Hole, MD, MBA

Published:
October 25, 2017
CHASP Faculty Fellow Dr. Michael Hole

Michael Hole, MD, MBA recently joined The University of Texas at Austin (UT) as a joint faculty member of the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Dell Medical School. Dr. Hole is a pediatrician and social entrepreneur developing products, services, and policies to reduce US child poverty. Prior to coming to UT, he was a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School and practiced at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Boston Medical Center, and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Dr. Hole earned his MD and MBA from Stanford University with concentrations in public management, community health, and social innovation.

Dr. Hole began his career in international development where he led medical and education infrastructure initiatives in developing countries, including post-conflict Uganda and post-earthquake Haiti. He has published and presented on entitlement spending, social impact bonds, food insecurity, childhood homelessness, youth gang violence, and public-private partnerships reducing infant mortality.

Dr. Hole co-founded StreetCred, a nonprofit at the intersection of government and health systems helping low-income families file taxes, build assets, and apply for basic resources in pediatricians’ waiting rooms. He was also named to Forbes Magazine‘s 30 Under 30 list of social entrepreneurs in 2016.

We welcome him as a new faculty at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and a fellow at the Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP).

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