Advancing Research • Shaping Policy • Developing Leaders
Interdisciplinary Seminar in Health Policy: Benjamin Sommers, M.D., PhD, Harvard
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 4:00pm through 5:15pm
Benjamin Sommers, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Economics Department of Health Policy and Management
“Changes in Mortality after Massachusetts’ Health Care Reform”
Dr. Sommers is a health economist and a physician whose main research interests are health policy for vulnerable populations, the uninsured, and the health care safety net. He has received numerous awards for his research, including the Outstanding Dissertation Award from AcademyHealth, a preeminent national association of health policy researchers. Dr. Sommers is a practicing primary care internist, and he is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.