PhD, University of Michigan, 1996
MA, University of Michigan, 1994
He combines his knowledge of economic analysis with clinical and epidemiological insights from his colleagues to produce cost-effectiveness analyses that bring the tools of economic decision making to policy-makers. He has focused on community-based interventions as well as clinical care.
At present, his main focus is cost-effectiveness studies dealing with eye care and nursing. He has also worked in areas including obesity and oncology. His work has been a combination of efforts local in Baltimore, throughout the United States, and at the global level.
Moving ahead, his interest has begun to focus on how to make the findings relevant to real world decision makers.
Honors and Awards
Upper Darby High School Wall of Fame (2011)
APHA Vision Care Section Distinguished Service (2011)
Excellence in Teaching (Summer 2011), Obesity Economics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Golden Apple Award for Small Class Sizes (2011), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Student Assembly
Golden Apple Award for Internet-based Class Sizes (2011), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Student Assembly
Penn State Schreyer Honors College (2009) Outstanding Scholar Alumnus
Advising, Mentoring, Teaching Recognition Award (2009), Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Student Assembly
John M. Eisenberg Article-of-the-Year in Health Services Research, (2006). Co-author on “The causes of racial and ethnic differences in influenza vaccination rates among elderly Medicare beneficiaries”. Health Services Research. 2005;40(2):517-38
Student Coordinating Committee Faculty Award, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health and Management (2001)
Atlantic Economic Journal Best Article award for Cross product subsidization in the health insurance market with managed care: a model and issues (2000)
National Institute on Aging, Summer Institute on Aging Research (1997)