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Molly Candon

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Associate Fellows Program, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Care Management, The Wharton School
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor
Room 3014
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Economics)
Northeastern University, 2010.
M.A. (Economics)
Northeastern University, 2010.
Ph.D. (Economics)
University of Georgia, 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2018.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Mental Health, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2018.
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Selected Publications

Candon M, Shen S, Fadeyibi O, Smith J, Rothbard A: Trends in antipsychotic prescribing for approved and unapproved indications to Medicaid-enrolled youth in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 2014 and 2018. BMC Psychiatry 21(524): 1-7, Oct 2021.

Stewart R, Shen S, Vigderman J, Kramer S, Lamb R, Candon M, Mandell D, Rothbard A: Transporting to Treatment: Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Mobile Engagement Unit. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 128: 108377, Oct 2021.

Bergman A, Song H, David G, Spetz J, Candon M: The Role of Schedule Volatility in Home Health Nursing Turnover. Medical Care Research and Review Page: 10775587211034310, Jul 2021.

Gotlieb E, Rhodes KV, Candon M: Disparities in Primary Care Wait Times in Medicaid versus Commercial Insurance. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 34(3): 571-578, Jun 2021.

Williams N, Candon M, Stewart R, Byeon YV, Bewtra M, Buttenheim A, Zentgraf K, Comeau C, Shoyinka S, Beidas RS: Community stakeholder preferences for evidence-based practice implementation strategies in behavioral health: A best-worst scaling choice experiment. BMC Psychiatry 21(74): 1-12, Mar 2021.

D Mandell, M Candon, M Xie, S Marcus, A Epstein, A Kennedy-Hendricks, C Barry: The Effect of Outpatient Service Utilization on the Likelihood of Psychiatric Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Psychiatric Services Page: 888-893, Jun 2019.

L Leszinsky, M Candon: Primary Care Appointments for Medicaid Beneficiaries With Advanced Practitioners. Annals of Family Medicine Page: 363-366, Jun 2019.

C Barry, A Kennedy-Hendricks, D Mandell, A Epstein, M Candon, M Eisenberg: State Mandate Laws for Autism Coverage and High-Deductible Health Plans. Pediatrics 143(6): e20182391, May 2019.

B Saloner, A Wilk, K Rhodes, D Polsky, M Candon, K Hempstead, D Wissoker, G Kenney: Changes in Primary Care Access at Community Health Centers between 2012/3 and 2016: Evidence from an Audit Study. Health Services Research 54(1), Feb 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13082.

M Candon, C Barry, A Epstein, S Marcus, M Xie, A Kennedy-Hendricks, D Mandell: Insurance Mandates and Out-of-Pocket Spending For Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Pediatrics 143(1): e20180654, Jan 2019.

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