Atheendar S. Venkataramani, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Contact information
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
University of Pennsylvania
Blockley Hall, Rm 1129
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S. (Biology and Economics)
Duke University, summa cum laude, 2002.
M.Phil. (Health Policy (Economics))
Yale University, 2007.
Ph.D. (Health Policy (Economics))
Yale University, 2009.
Washington University in St. Louis, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Venkataramani AS, Daza S, Emanuel E: Association between social mobility and the income-based mortality gap in the United States: cross-sectional, county-level study. JAMA Internal Medicine Jan 2020 ePub ahead of print.

Venkataramani AS and Tsai AC: Housing, housing policy, and deaths of despair. Health Services Research 55(1): 5-8, Feb 2020.

Maughan-Brown B, Venkataramani AS, Kharsany AB, Beckett S, Govender K, Lewis L, Cawood C, Khanville D, George G: Recently formed age-disparate partnerships are associated with elevated HIV incidence among young women in South Africa. AIDS 34(1): 149-154, Jan 2020.

Navathe AS, Emanuel E, Venkataramani AS, Huang Q, Gupta A, Dinh CT, Shan EZ, Small D, Coe NB, Wang E, Ma X, Zhu Z, Cousins DS, Liao JM: Spending and quality after three years of Medicare’s voluntary bundled payment for joint replacement surgery. Health Affairs 39(1): 58-66, Jan 2020.

Venkataramani AS, Bair EF, O’Brien RL, Tsai AC: Association between automobile assembly plant closures and opioid overdose mortality in the U.S.: A difference-in-differences analysis. JAMA Internal Medicine Dec 2019 ePub ahead of print.

Venkataramani AS, Underhill K, Volpp KG: Towards evidence-based health policy: The value of randomization for program and policy implementation. JAMA Nov 2019 ePub ahead of print.

Tsai AC, Kiang MV, Barnett ML, Beletsky L, Keyes KM, McGinty EE, Smith LR, Strathdee SA, Wakeman SE, Venkataramani AS: Stigma as a fundamental hindrance to the United States opioid overdose crisis response. PLoS Medicine 16(11): e1002969, Nov 2019.

Venkataramani AS: Affirmative action affects health. Public Health Post Nov 2019 Notes:

Liao J, Emanuel EJ, Venkataramani AS, Huang Q, Dinh CT, Shan EZ, Wang E, Zhu J, Cousins DS, Navathe AS: Association of bundled payments for joint replacement surgery and patient outcomes with simultaneous participation in Accountable Care Organizations. JAMA Network Open 2(9): e1912270, Sep 2019.

Venkataramani AS, Ashaba S, Bangsberg DR, Tsai AC: Relative wealth, subjective social status, and their associations with depression: cross-sectional, population-based study in rural Uganda. SSM-Population Health 8: e100448, Aug 2019.

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