Research in Progress Seminars invite faculty, affiliates and guests to discuss their research on a relevant health policy or health services research topic.
Stanford Health Economics Seminars invite leading researchers and experts in the field of health economics to present their ongoing research on various topics, including health care policy, population health, and health disparities.
Utibe R. Essien is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Essien’s research focuses on racial disparities in the use of novel therapeutics in the management of chronic diseases including atrial fibrillation and was recently awarded a 5-year, $1 million Career Development Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Amanda Starc is an Associate Professor of Strategy at at the Kellogg School of Management and a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Her research examines the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, and Medicare Supplement ("Medigap") markets, as well as consumer behavior in insurance exchanges.