Alexis Pozen

Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management

Ph.D. Health Services & Policy Analysis
University of California, Berkeley

B.A. Health Policy (Special Concentration)
Harvard University

Dr. Pozen is a health economist whose research focuses on evaluating national and regional variations in health care utilization, costs, and pricing, and understanding the ultimate value in spending on medical care. She currently teaches several classes in health economics and econometrics at CUNY School of Public Health at the master’s and doctoral level.

Prior to joining CUNY ISPH, Dr. Pozen conducted research at Abt Associates in Cambridge, MA, and the University of California, Berkeley. She also served as a teaching assistant for undergraduate and master’s level courses in health economics, econometrics, and health policy, at Berkeley.

Dr. Pozen’s implementation expertise focuses on practical strategies aimed at both health care facilities and policymakers to reduce unwarranted variations in care and improve the value of medical spending.

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Recent Publications:

Rogers ES, Dave DM, Pozen A, Fahs M, Gallo WT. Tobacco cessation and household spending on non-tobacco goods: results from the US Consumer Expenditure Surveys. Tob Control. 2017 Mar 16.

Pozen A. Outpatient provider concentration and commercial colonoscopy prices. Inquiry. 2015 Apr 13;52.

Robinson JC, Pozen A, Tseng S, Bozic KJ. Variability in costs associated with total hip and knee replacement implants. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Sep 19;94(18):1693-8.

Pozen A, Cutler DM. Medical spending differences in the United States and Canada: the role of prices, procedures, and administrative expenses. Inquiry. 2010 Summer;47(2):124-34.

Pozen A, Cutler DM. Comparing health of poeple with heart disease in the U.S. and Canada. Forum for Health Economics and Policy 2009; 12(2): Article 7.