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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

Busch SH, Epstein AJ, Harhay MO, Fiellin DA, Un H, Leader Deane, Barry CL: The effects of federal parity on substance use disorder treatment. American Journal of Managed Care 20(1): 76-82, 2014.

Bekelman JE, G Sylwestrzak, J Barron, J Liu, AJ Epstein, G Freedman, J Malin, EJ Emanuel: Uptake and costs of hypofractionated vs conventional whole breast irradiation after breast conserving surgery in the United state, 2008-2013. JAMA 312(23): 2542-2550, 2014.

Asch DA, Nicholson S, Srinivas S, Herrin J, Epstein AJ.: How do you deliver a good obstetrician? Outcome-based evaluation of medical education. Academic Medicine 89(1): 24-26, 2014 Notes: Commentary.

Epstein AJ, Ketcham JD: Information technology and agency in physicians’ prescribing decisions. RAND Journal of Economics 45(2): 422-448, 2014.

Pollack CE, Wang H, Bekelman JE, Weissman G, Epstein AJ, Liao KJ, Dugoff EH, Armstrong K: Physician social networks and variation in rates of complications following radical prostatectomy. Value in Health 17(5): 999-1006, 2014.

Jubelt LE, Graham J, Maeng DD, Li H, Epstein AJ, Metlay JP: Patient ratings of case managers in a medical home: associations with patient satisfaction and healthcare utilization. Annals of Internal Medicine 161(10): S59-S65, 2014.

Bekelman JE, Epstein AJ, Emanuel EJ.: Getting the next version of payment policy “right” on the road toward accountable cancer care. International Journal of Radiation, Oncology, Biology and Physics 89(5): 954-957, 2014 Notes: Commentary.

Roman BR, Feingold J, Patel SG, Shaha AR, Shah JP, Tuttle RM, Epstein AJ: The 2009 American Thyroid Association guidelines modestly reduced radioactive iodine use for thyroid cancers less than 1 cm. Thyroid 24(10): 1549-1550, 2014.

Veenstra CM, Epstein AJ, Liao K, Morris AM, Pollack CE, Armstrong KA: The effect of care setting in delivery of high value colon cancer care. Cancer 120(20): 3237-3244, 2014.

Wilson NP, Wilson FP, Neuman M, Epstein A, Bell R, Armstrong K, Murayama K: Determinants of surgical decision making: a national survey. American Journal of Surgery 206(6): 970-978, 2013.

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Last updated: 04/17/2015
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