Joshua Salomon Stanford Health Policy

Joshua Salomon, PhD

  • Professor, Health Policy
  • Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Biography

Joshua Salomon is a Professor of Health Policy in the Stanford University School of Medicine and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Health Policy in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. His research focuses on priority-setting in global health, within three main substantive areas: (1) measurement and valuation of health outcomes; (2) modeling patterns and trends in major causes of global mortality and disease burden; and (3) evaluation of health interventions and policies.

Dr. Salomon is an investigator on projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, relating to modeling of infectious and chronic diseases and associated intervention strategies; methods for economic evaluation of public health programs; measurement of the global burden of disease; and assessment of the potential impact and cost effectiveness of new health technologies.

He is Director of the Prevention Policy Modeling Lab, which is a multi-institution research consortium that conducts health and economic modeling relating to infectious disease. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty, Dr. Salomon was Professor of Global Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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Researchers Team Up with CDC to Expand Hepatitis B Screening

Most Americans don’t know they may be infected with the hepatitis B virus, the leading cause of liver cancer around the world. Stanford researchers have been working with the CDC to provide evidence that screening every adult for the virus would not only be cost-effective, but could save many lives.
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Protection Against Omicron from Vaccination and Previous Infection

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Effectiveness of the COVID-19 Vaccine in One California Prison

The latest study by the Stanford Health Policy COVID-19 modeling team shows that vaccination continues to provide powerful protection from the delta variant, even among people who have been infected before.
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