Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research

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Faculty and Staff


Steven Marcus, PhD Steven Marcus, PhD
Curriculum vitae (pdf)
Research Associate Professor, School of Social Policy and Practice;
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Marcus is an epidemiologist, statistician, and computer scientist. He is a health services researcher studying the outcomes, quality of care, and pharmacoepidemiology of vulnerable patients. He has extensive expertise in designing, implementing, and analyzing results of field research studies and is an expert in the analysis of large claims databases (pharmacy claims, Medicaid, private insurance), hospital discharge datasets, public use survey data, and smaller proprietary research databases to answer important national policy questions related to health quality of care and service use. In addition, he has served as a research methods and statistical consultant on a wide variety of NIH funded grants. His research has led to over 150 scholarly publications in leading academic journals.