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Topic: Affordable Care Act

A. Mark Fendrick A. Mark Fendrick, MD

Professor of Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-9688 E-mail: amfen@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Practicing internist and professor of internal medicine at UM whose interest focuses on the clinical and economic impact of innovative medical interventions.
  • Has published on $40 billion annual price tag of the common cold, cost containment, underutilization of health care services, antibiotic therapy, and ulcers.
  • Studies physician decision-making, prescription drug costs/benefits, consumer-driven health care, and roles of celebrities in public health.
  • Co-director of Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies (CHOICES) in U-M Health System.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Affordable Care Act

A. Mark FendrickA. Mark Fendrick, MD

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 647-9688 E-mail: amfen@umich.edu

  • Practicing internist and professor of internal medicine at UM whose interest focuses on the clinical and economic impact of innovative medical interventions.     MORE

Richard HirthRichard Hirth, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair in Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-936-1306 E-mail: rhirth@umich.edu

  • Research interests include the role of not-for-profit providers in health care markets, health insurance, the relationship between managed care and the adoption and utilization of medical technologies, long-term care, and the economics of end-stage renal disease care.     MORE

Peter D. JacobsonPeter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-0928 E-mail: pdj@umich.edu

  • can discuss the legal issues involving the spread of infectious diseases, including quarantine, and the differences between isolation and quarantine.     MORE

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