M. Kate Bundorf

M. Kate Bundorf, MBA, MPH, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Stanford Health Policy Fellow

Health Research and Policy
Redwood Building T152
Stanford, California 94305-5405

(650) 725-0067 (voice)
(650) 725-6951 (fax)

Research Interests

health care financing and delivery; health insurance choices; employer-sponsored health insurance and the effect on access, cost, and quality of care


M. Kate Bundorf is an Associate Professor of Health Research and Policy at the Stanford University School of Medicine, an Associate Professor, by Courtesy, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a Stanford Health Policy Fellow.  She is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.  She received her M.B.A. and M.P.H. degrees from The University of California at Berkeley and her Ph.D. from The Wharton School.  She was a Fulbright Lecturer and Visiting Professor at Fudan School of Public Health in Shanghai, China in 2009 and 2010.  Her research, which focuses on health insurance markets, has been published in leading economics and health policy journals and has received funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  She received the 13th Annual Health Care Research Award from The National Institute for Health Care Management in 2007. 

Stanford Affiliations

Health Research and Policy