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Julia Driessen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management

Assistant Professor (secondary), Economics

Assistant Professor (secondary), Biomedical Informatics

Affiliated Faculty, Health Policy Institute


A614 Crabtree Hall, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
R-znvy: qevrffra@cvgg.rqh
Primary Phone: 967-179-7920

Personal Statement

Health economics, program evaluation, applied econometrics

Julia Driessen, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. She has secondary appointments in the Department of Economics and the Department of Biomedical Informatics, and is affiliated faculty at the Health Policy Institute. In 2011 Dr. Driessen completed her PhD in Economics at the Johns Hopkins University. Her research interests include program evaluation and the links between health interventions and socioeconomic status, with an emphasis on the indirect and downstream effects of health interventions and policies. She has a long-standing interest in examining these themes in the context of global health interventions such as childhood vaccinations and health IT applications. Within the U.S., she is currently exploring interventions such as interprofessional models of care and health IT in nursing homes.


2011 | Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD | Ph.D., Economics
2008 | Johns Hopkins University, Baltimiore, MD | M.A., Economics
2006 | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI | B.S., Mathematics and Economics


HPM 2028 | Microeconomics Applied to Health
HPM 3125 | Intermediate Health Economics

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