Ron D. Hays

Ron Hays is a Professor of Medicine and a Professor of Health Policy and Management. He specializes in research and teaching courses in health-related quality of life, patient experience with healthcare, and health-related behavior. Dr. Hays received his Ph.D. from UC Riverside. He is a Principal Investigator of the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®) project and studies of health-related quality of life. 


  • PhD, University of California, Riverside, CA

Areas of Interest

  • Health-Related Quality of Life
  • Patient Experience with Healthcare
  • Health-Related Behavior     
Response to a Commentary on Patient Experience with Care