PSC Associates, Kevin G. Volpp and Atheendar Venkataramani, are being honoured at the 2019 Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Annual Meeting. Volpp is receiving The John M. Eisenberg National Award for Career Achievement in Research and Venkataramani, the Best Published Research Paper of the Year. Read more on LDI's website.
Kevin G. Volpp, Executive Director of Penn's Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE), announced that Penn Nursing's Alison M. Buttenheim would become Interim Director of CHIBE when he goes on sabbatical in January. Both are LDI Senior Fellows and PSC researchers.
Kevin G. Volpp of PSC & PARC offered commentary on the “universal challenge” of dieting. “People generally speaking are much more successful in achieving initial weight loss than maintaining weight loss,” he said in a CNBC interview.
Director, LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral EconomicsVice Chairman for Health Policy, Dept. of Medical Ethics and Health PolicyJanet and John Haas President's Distinguished Professor of MedicineProfessor, Health Care Management
Ph.D., Health Economics, Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1998M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998