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Zachary Hass

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Joint Appointment

School of Industrial Engineering

Courtesy Appointments

Department of Statistics

Areas of Expertise

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Policy/Program/Intervention Evaluation

HHS Signature Research Area(s)

  • Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity

School of Nursing Research Area(s)

  • Care of the Older Adult
  • Health Policy and Evaluation
  • Healthcare Systems and Organizations


Dr. Hass is currently an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Schools of Nursing and Industrial Engineering at Purdue University and a full member of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering. Equipped with a PhD in statistics and post-doctoral training in health services research, his research program focuses on evaluating policies, programs, and interventions that impact health systems that serve vulnerable and older adult populations, such as long-term care, home and community based services, adult protective services, and community based efforts to address issues in rural health.


  • PhD, 2017, Purdue University
  • MS, 2013, Purdue University
  • BA, 2011, Case Western Reserve University

Current Courses

  • NURS 692 - Applied Statistics in Healthcare
  • IE 533 - Industrial Applications of Statistics

Selected Honors/Awards

  • 2022 Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, Purdue School of Industrial Engineering - 2022
  • James H. Greene Outstanding Graduate Educator Award, Purdue School of Industrial Engineering - 2021
  • The Seed for Success Award, Purdue EVRP - 2019
  • 2019 Best Paper, Public Health Nursing Journal - 2019