Julia Driessen, PhD


A614 Public Health, 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 focuses on how economic incentives can support, or hinder, clinical best practices, with an emphasis on outcomes that are both clinically and economically undesirable. She has examined these themes across an array of settings and interventions, including health information technology, Medicare prescribing, and inter-professional models of care. 



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

Julia  Driessen