Research Associates

Linda H. Aiken

Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research
Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 1973

Contact Information:

332R NEB


215-898-9759
laiken@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page, Sociology faculty page, Twitter
Paul Allison

Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976

Contact Information:

581 McNeil


215-898-6717
allison@soc.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
Abby Alpert

Assistant Professor, Health Care Management, Wharton School


Ph.D., Economics, University of Maryland, 2011

alpertab@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton page
Juan Pablo Atal

Assistant Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2016

Contact Information:
602 PCPSE, 133 South 36th Street

ataljp@econ.upenn.edu
Jere R. Behrman

Associate Director, Population Aging Research Center
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966

Contact Information:

616 PCPSE, 133 South 36th Street


215-898-7704
jbehrman@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
Courtney Boen

Assistant Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2017

Contact Information:

232 McNeil


215-573-0656
cboen@upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Personal site, Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Rebecca Brown

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine


M.D., Medicine, Harvard School of Medicine, 2005

Rebecca.Brown@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Perelman School of Medicine page
Robert Burke

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine


M.D., Medicine, Stanford University, 2008

Robert.Burke2@uphs.upenn.edu
Perelman School of Medicine page
Pamela Z. Cacchione

Associate Director, Center for Integrative Science in Aging
Ralston House Endowed Term Chair in Gerontological Nursing
Associate Professor of Geropsychiatric Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing Research, Saint Louis University, 1998

Contact Information:

418 Curie Blvd.


215-746-5472
pamelaca@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page
Molly Candon

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


Ph.D., Economics, University of Georgia, 2015

Contact Information:

3535 Market Street
Room 3048


215-746-6015
candon@upenn.edu
PSOM faculty page
Norma B. Coe

Associate Professor, Medical Ethics & Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine


Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005

nbcoe@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Faculty page
Guy David

Gilbert and Shelley Harrison Professor, Health Care Management, Wharton School
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Medical Ethics, Perelman School of Medicine
Director of Education, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics


Ph.D., Business, University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, 2004

gdavid2@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton page
Angela Lee Duckworth

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology


Ph.D., Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Contact Information:

3701 Market St., Suite 209


215-898-1339
aduckworth@characterlab.org
Psychology faculty page, Personal site, Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Irma T. Elo

Chair, Department of Sociology
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Public Affairs and Demography, Princeton University, 1990

Contact Information:

243 McNeil


215-898-9162
popelo@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Google Scholar profile, Twitter
Mary Ersek

Killebrew-Censits Chair in Undergraduate Education
Professor of Medicine


Ph.D., Nursing Science, University of Washington, 1991

Contact Information:

418 Curie Blvd. Room 329


215-746-3563
ersekm@upenn.edu
Penn Nursing faculty page
Douglas Ewbank

Research Professor Emeritus of Sociology


Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1975

Contact Information:

245 McNeil


215-898-7999
ewbank@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Hanming Fang

Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Contact Information:

605 PCPSE, 133 South 36th Street


215-898-7767
hanming.fang@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
Chenoa Flippen

Associate Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago 1999

Contact Information:

231 McNeil


215-898-5534
chenoa@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
Pilar Gonalons-Pons

Assistant Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014

Contact Information:

217 McNeil


pgonalon@sas.upenn.edu
Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Peter Groeneveld

Professor of Medicine


M.D., Medicine, Tufts University, 1995

Contact Information:

1204 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive


215-898-2569
petergro@upenn.edu
PSOM faculty page
Michel Guillot

Associate Director for Training, Population Studies Center
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Contact Information:

242 McNeil


215-573-3655
miguillo@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Atul Gupta

Assistant Professor, Health Care Management, Wharton School


Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, 2018

atulgup@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton page
Scott D. Halpern

Director, Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center
Director, Fostering Improvement in End-of-Life Decision Science (FIELDS) Program
Professor of Medicine


Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2002

Contact Information:

301 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive


215-898-1462
shalpern@upenn.edu
PSOM faculty page, CCEB faculty page, Twitter
Nancy A. Hodgson

Anthony Buividas Endowed Term Chair of Gerontology
Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Health Sciences Department Program
Director, Hillman Scholars in Nursing Innovation
Chair, Graduate Group in Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1999

Contact Information:

Thomas Jefferson University


215-573-7387
hodgsonn@nursing.upenn.edu
Penn Nursing faculty page
Allison K. Hoffman

Professor of Law, Penn Law School


J.D., Law, Yale Law School, 2004

ahoffman@law.upenn.edu
Penn Law page
Morgan Hoke

Assistant Professor of Anthropology


Ph.D., Anthropology, Northwestern University, 2017

Contact Information:

429 University Museum


215-746-5162
mhoke@sas.upenn.edu
Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Rebecca Hubbard

Associate Professor of Biostatistics


Ph.D., Biostatistics, University of Washington, 2007

Contact Information:

423 Guardian Drive
Blockley Hall room 604


rhubb@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Department of Biostatistics Epidemiology & Informatics faculty page
Joseph Kable

Baird Term Associate Professor of Psychology


Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Contact Information:

Solomon Labs, 3720 Walnut St, Room C5


215-746-3873
kable@psych.upenn.edu
Psychology faculty page, Kable Lab, Google Scholar Profile
Jason Karlawish

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Professor of Neurology 


M.D., Medicine, Northwestern University, 1991

Contact Information:

3615 Chestnut Street


215-898-8997
Jason.Karlawish@uphs.upenn.edu
Medicine faculty page, Twitter
Hans-Peter Kohler

Director, Population Aging Research Center
Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography
Professor of Sociology
Chair, Graduate Group Demography


Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1997

Contact Information:

272 McNeil


215-898-7686
hpkohler@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
Iliana Kohler

Associate Director, Population Studies Center
Research Assistant Professor of Population Studies


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 2001

Contact Information:

482 McNeil


215-898-9922
iliana@pop.upenn.edu
Google Scholar Profile
Dirk Krueger

Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 1999

Contact Information:

520 PCPSE, 133 South 36th Street


215-898-6691
dkrueger@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
Karen Lasater

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2015

Contact Information:

418 Curie Blvd
Room 374


215-746-8362
karenbl@nursing.upenn.edu
Penn Nursing faculty page
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Population Health and Health Equity Professor, School of Nursing
Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
Professor, Healthcare Management, Wharton School


M.D., Medicine, Harvard Medical School, 1979
M.B.A., Health Care Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1986

Risa.Lavizzo-Mourey@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Penn Integrates Knowledge page, Perelman School of Medicine Page
Matthew D. McHugh

Associate Director of the Center for Health Policy Outcomes
The Rosemarie Greco Term Endowed Associate Professorship in Advocacy
Professor of Nursing


J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2006
Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Contact Information:

379 Fagin Hall


215-746-0205
mchughm@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page, Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Olivia S. Mitchell

Executive Director, Pension Research Council
Director, Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Professor of Insurance and Risk Management


Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978

Contact Information:

3000 SH-DH


215-898-0424
mitchelo@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page, Wall Street Journal Expert page, Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Mark D. Neuman

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care


M.S.c., Health Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
M.D., Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2004

Contact Information:

308 Blockley Hall


215-746-7468
neumanm@mail.med.upenn.edu
Hyunjoon Park

Korean Foundation Professor of Sociology
Professor of Education


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005

Contact Information:

219 McNeil


215-898-0942
hypark@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Selected Works page, Google Scholar Profile
Emilio Alberto Parrado

Director, Population Studies Center
Director, Latin America and Latino Studies Program
Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1997

Contact Information:

289 McNeil


215-898-7831
eparrado@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
Mark V. Pauly

Bendheim Professor
Professor of Health Care Management
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy


Ph.D., Economics, University of Virginia, 1967

Contact Information:

208 Colonial Penn Center


215-898-5411
pauly@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page
G. Adriana Perez

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, 2009

Contact Information:

3820 Locust Walk, MB 003


215-746-1840
adrianag@nursing.upenn.edu
Twitter
Samuel H. Preston

Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1968

Contact Information:

244 McNeil


215-746-5396
spreston@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
José-Victor Ríos-Rull

Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, Minnesota, 1990

Contact Information:

516 PCPSE, 133 South 36th Street


215-898-7701
vr0j@econ.upenn.edu
Economics Faculty page, Personal site, Google Scholar Profile
Paul Rosenbaum

Robert G. Putzel Professor of Statistics


Ph.D., Statistics, Harvard University, 1980

Contact Information:

473 Huntsman


215-898-3120
rosenbap@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page, Personal site, Google Scholar Profile
Jason Schnittker

Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, Indiana University, 2001

Contact Information:

220 McNeil


215-573-7514
jschnitt@ssc.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Heather Schofield

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions


Ph.D., Business Economics, Harvard University, 2014

hschof@upenn.edu
Twitter
Theodore G. Schurr

Professor of Anthropology


Ph.D., Anthropology, Emory University, 1998

Contact Information:

344 Museum


215-573-7632
tgschurr@sas.upenn.edu
Anthropology faculty page, Genographic Project profile, Twitter
Herbert L. Smith

Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, 1982

Contact Information:

230 McNeil


215-898-7768
hsmith@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Harsha Thirumurthy

Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy


Ph.D., Economics, Yale University, 2006

hthirumu@upenn.edu
Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Sarah Tishkoff

David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Genetics and Biology


Ph.D., Genetics, Yale University, 1996

Contact Information:

428 Clinical Research Building


215-746-2670
tishkoff@mail.med.upenn.edu
Biology faculty page, Genetics faculty page, Twitter
Petra Todd

Edward J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1996

Contact Information:

606 PCPSE, 133 South 36th Street


215-898-4084
ptodd@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page, Google Scholar Profile
John Q. Trojanowski

Co-Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Director, Institute on Aging
Director, Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
Co-Director, Marian S. Ware Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Program
William Maul Measey-Truman G. Schnabel, Jr. MD Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology


Ph.D., Neuroanatomy, Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1976

Contact Information:

HUP, Maloney 3rd Floor


215-662-6399
trojanow@mail.med.upenn.edu
School of Medicine faculty page
Atheendar Venkataramani

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Assistant Professor of Medicine


M.D., Medicine, University of Washington, 2011
Ph.D., Health Policy (Economics), Yale University, 2009

atheenv@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Kevin G. Volpp

Director, LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Vice Chairman for Health Policy, Dept. of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Janet and John Haas President's Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor, Health Care Management


Ph.D., Health Economics, Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998

Contact Information:

1232 Blockley


215-573-0270
volpp70@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page, Google Scholar Profile, Twitter
Rachel M. Werner

Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management


M.D. Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
P.h.D., Department of Health Care Management, The Wharton School, 2004

Contact Information:

1204 Blockley Hall 


215-898-9278
rwerner@upenn.edu
General Internal Medicine, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Profile
Tukufu Zuberi

Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Africana Studies


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1989

Contact Information:

246 McNeil


215-573-5169
tukufu@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Selected Works page, History Detectives, Twitter