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: Restoring the American Dream will make America healthier. The Hill Oct 2020.

Venkataramani AS, O’Brien R, Whitehorn GL, Tsai AC: Economic influences on population health in the United States: Toward policymaking driven by data and evidence. PLoS Medicine 17(9): e1003319, Sep 2020.

Siedner MJ, Harling G, Reynolds Z, Gilbert RF, Haneuse S, Venkataramani AS, Tsai AC: Social distancing to slow the US COVID-19 epidemic: Longitudinal pretest-posttest comparison group study. PLOS Medicine 17(8): e1003244, Aug 2020.

Venkataramani AS, Bair E , Dixon E, Linn K, Ferrell W, Volpp KG, Underhill K : Association between state policies using Medicaid exclusions to sanction noncompliance with welfare work requirements and Medicaid participation among low-income adults. JAMA Network Open 3(5): e204579, May 2020.

Bhalotra S, Clarke D, Gomes JF, Venkataramani AS: Maternal mortality and women’s political participation. VoxDev Apr 2020 Notes: Maternal mortality and women’s political participation.

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 180(3): 429-436, Mar 2020.

O'Brien R, Neman T, Seltzer N, Evans L, Venkataramani AS: Structural racism, economic opportunity, and racial health disparities: evidence from U.S. counties. SSM-Population Health 11: 100564, Mar 2020.

Venkataramani AS, 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.

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Last updated: 11/03/2020
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