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Andrew J. Epstein, Ph.D., M.P.P.

Andrew J. Epstein, Ph.D., M.P.P.

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Research Associate Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1001 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 746-7992
Fax: (215) 573-8779
BA (Computer Science (magna cum laude)
Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 1994.
MPP (Master of Public Policy in Health Policy)
Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 1998.
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in Health Care Economics)
The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

Health Economics
Health Services Research

Selected Publications

Bansal N, Simmons KD, Epstein AJ, Morris JB, Kelz RR: Using patient outcomes to evaluate general surgery residency program performance. JAMA Surgery 151(2): 1-9, 2016.

Hall GM, Shanmugan S, Bleier JIS, Jeganathan AN, Epstein A, Paulson EC: Colorectal specialization and survival in colorectal cancer. Colorectal Disease 18(2): O51-O60, 2016.

Epstein AJ, Nicholson S, Asch DA: The production of and market for new physicians' skill. American Journal of Health Economics 2(1): 41-65, 2016.

Veenstra CM, Epstein AJ, Liao K, Griggs JJ, Pollack CE, Armstrong K: Hospital academic status and value of care for nonmetastatic colon cancer. Journal of Oncology Practice 11(3): e304-e312, 2015.

Kini V, Heidenreich PA, McCarthy F, Rajaei S, Epstein AJ, Groeneveld PW: Variation and volume of cardiac imaging in the Veterans Health Administration versus Medicare. J American Society Echocardiography 28(9): 1053-1059, 2015.

Kini V, McCarthy F, Rajaei S, Epstein AJ, Heidenreich PA, Groeneveld PW: Variation in utilization of echocardiography among veterans who use the Veterans Health Administration versus Medicare. American Heart Journal 170(4): 805-811, 2015.

Ryskina KL, Dine CJ, Kim EJ, Bishop TF, Epstein AJ: Effect of attending practice style on generic medication prescribing by residents in the clinic setting: an observational study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 30(9): 1286-1293, 2015.

Paulson EC, Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Epstein AJ: Trends in surveillance for resected colon cancer, 2001-2009. Cancer 121(19): 3525-3533, 2015.

Anderson TS, Huskamp H, Epstein AJ, Barry CL, Men A, Berndt EN, Horvitz-Lennon M, Normand S, Donohue J: Antipsychotic prescribing: Do conflict of interest policies make a difference? Medical Care 53(4): 338-345, 2015.

Epstein AJ, Barry CL, Fiellin DA, Busch SH: Consumers’ valuation of primary care–based treatment options for mental and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services 66(8): 772-774, 2015.

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Last updated: 04/19/2016
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