Methods for Policy Research

Rebecca Haffajee

Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, US Department of Health and Human Services

Dissertation Title:  "Evaluating Legal Interventions Designed to Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes"... Read more about Rebecca Haffajee

John Graves

Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Dissertation Title:  "The Evolving Dynamics of Health Insurance under State and Federal Reform"... Read more about John Graves

Laura Faden Garabedian*

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School & Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute
*Harvard PhD Program in Health Policy Alumna & Faculty Member

Dissertation Title:  "Quasi-Experimental Health Policy Research: Evaluation of Universal Health Insurance and Methods for Comparative Effectiveness Research"... Read more about Laura Faden Garabedian*

Emmanuela Gakidou

Professor of Health Metrics Sciences, University of Washington
Senior Director of Organizational Development and Training, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Dissertation Title:  "Health Inequality: Definition, Measurement and Determinants"... Read more about Emmanuela Gakidou

Portia Cornell

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice, Brown University
Health Science Specialist, Center of Innovation for Long Term Services and Supports, Providence VA Medical Center

Dissertation Title:  "Policy and Methods in Health Services Research"... Read more about Portia Cornell

Benjamin Cook*

Director, Health Equity Research Lab, and Director of Research, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
*Harvard PhD Program in Health Policy Alumnus & Faculty Member

Dissertation Title:  "Hunt for the Right Counterfactual: Estimating Disparities in Minority Health Care"... Read more about Benjamin Cook*

Thomas Concannon

Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Tufts University School of Medicine

Dissertation Title:  "Cost and Outcomes Analysis of Emergency Transport, Inter-Hospital Transfer and Hospital Expansion Policies in Cardiac Care"... Read more about Thomas Concannon

Kao Ping Chua

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Michigan Medical School
Assistant Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Dissertation Title:  "Quasi-Experimental Evaluations of Pediatric Health Care: Clinical Practive Guidelins and Insurance Coverage"... Read more about Kao Ping Chua

Niteesh Choudhry*

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Executive Director, Center for Healthcare Delivery Sciences, and Associate Physician, Division of Pharamcoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital Dept of Medicine
*Harvard PhD Program in Health Policy Alumnus & Faculty Member

Dissertation Title:  "The Impact of Physician Factors on Health Care Quality"... Read more about Niteesh Choudhry*

Meredith Chace

Director, Customer Analytics and Outcomes, Ontrak, Inc

Dissertation Title:  “Evaluating Intended and Unintended Consequences of Health Policy and Regulation in Vulnerable Populations”... Read more about Meredith Chace

Susan Bronskill

Senior Scientist and Lead, Life Stage Program, ICES
Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation and Division of Epidemiology, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Dissertation Title:  "Improving Comparisons in Health Services Research"... Read more about Susan Bronskill

Johanna Drumm Birckmayer

Senior Scientist, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Behavior, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Dissertation Title:  "The Role of Alcohol and Firearms in Youth Suicide and Homicide in the United States"... Read more about Johanna Drumm Birckmayer

Deborah Azrael

Director of Research, Harvard Injury Control Research Center, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Research Associate, Dept of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dissertation Title:  "Firearms: Storage and Use at Home and Use in Suicides by Children"... Read more about Deborah Azrael

Alyce Adams

Stanford Medicine Innovation Professor and Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health and of Health Policy
Associate Director, Office of Health Equity and Community Engagement, Stanford Cancer Institute
Associate Director, Stanford Impact Labs

Dissertation Title:  "How Tribes Choose Between Tribal and Indian Health Service Management of Health Care Resources; Drug Coverage and Drug Use by Medicare Beneficiaries; Bias in Measures of Guideline Adherence"... Read more about Alyce Adams

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