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The CHOICE Institute and Department of Pharmacy Welcome Health Economist Jing Li

Jing Li
Dr. Jing Li, MA, PhD

Dr. Jing Li, MA, PhD will be joining The CHOICE Institute and the Department of Pharmacy in August as an Assistant Professor of Health Economics. Dr. Li earned her PhD in Health Policy (Economics Track) from the University of California, Berkeley in 2016. She also holds a BA in Economics & English from Peking University, an MA in International Comparative Education from Stanford University, and an MA in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Li joins us from Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medical College, Department of Population Health Sciences where she has served as an Assistant Professor in Health Policy and Economics since 2016. She has also been a Faculty Affiliate at the Institute for Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities at Cornell University since 2017.

Dr. Li’s research focuses on innovative application of economic framework and advanced health econometrics to studying the causes and consequences of behavior and decision-making in health and health care, primarily using administrative healthcare claims and social and behavioral data, with the goal of improving population health. Her most recent work studies health and financial decision-making for older adults with dementia, as well as physician-industry relationships and drug prescribing decisions. Dr. Li is a current recipient of a National Institute on Aging K01 Career Development Award.

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Li to the Department of Pharmacy and the CHOICE Institute.

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