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Robyn Mobbs, Senior Instructor

Robyn Mobbs
University of Colorado Denver
School of Public Affairs
P.O. Box 173364 - Campus Box 142
Denver, CO 80217 - 3364
Phone: 303-315-0030

Areas of Interest:

Public health systems; health policy; organizational performance and effectiveness; organizational networks; collaborative governance; and policy implementation.

Robyn Mobbs is a Senior Instructor at the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs, where she teaches courses in the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) degree program.  Dr. Mobbs’ teaching interests include public management and administration, leadership, public policy, health policy, research methods, and systems science.  She especially focuses on the application of theories to practice, and aims to foster knowledge, skills and techniques needed to successfully implement policies, projects, and programs to address problems within organizations and in society.  Dr. Mobbs’ research interests and expertise focus on health and public health systems, interorganizational relationships, networks, policy implementation and collaborative governance. Her research has been supported by the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Services and Systems Research and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Dr. Mobbs has worked within the University of Colorado system since 2003.  Previously, she was an Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine, where she held leadership roles in various state and federal level grants and provided strategic leadership as Head of Administration and Finance of Colorado WIN Partners at the School of Medicine; and Acting Administrator and Health Administration Discipline Director for JFK Partners, a multifaceted Interdepartmental Program of the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the School of Medicine.  Prior to the University of Colorado, she worked in policy and quality assurance at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia.

Dr. Mobbs earned her Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs.  She also has a MBA from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado Boulder. | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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