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:

Kong AM, Pozen A, Anastos K, Kelvin EA, Nash D. Non-HIV Comorbid Conditions and Polypharmacy Among People Living with HIV Age 65 or Older Compared with HIV-Negative Individuals Age 65 or Older in the United States: A Retrospective Claims-Based Analysis. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2019 Mar;33(3):93-103. doi: 10.1089/apc.2018.0190.

Lalezari RM, Pozen A, Dy CJ. State Variation in Medicaid Reimbursements for Orthopedics Surgery. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2018 Feb 7; 100 (3): 236. DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.17.00279

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.