Saumya Chatrath

Saumya Chatrath

PhD Candidate in Health Policy (G4, Economics)

Saumya Chatrath graduated from Wesleyan University in 2013 with a BA in Mathematics-Economics and in English. She worked at the economic consulting company Analysis Group on healthcare litigation cases involving off-label prescribing, and drug efficacy. She then transitioned to working as a research assistant at the National Bureau of Economic Research for Professor Amanda Kowalski. During her time at the NBER, she worked on projects pertaining to the long-term impacts of Medicaid expansions, and on the returns to Medicare spending using variation across physicians. She also spent a summer as an intern at RAND working on a project about disparities in the quality of care provided to different payer populations. She is interested in studying the impact of provider-patient relationships including specialist referrals, and value in care provided.

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