Faculty Research Speaker Series

Ellen R. Meara

Professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Dartmouth
Socioeconomic Status and the Experience of Pain: An Example from Knees
APR 1, 2022 12:00PM

Ellen Meara is a health economist known for her work modeling the effects of public policies and regulations on health care utilization, overall health, and economic outcomes. Her research often focuses on the impact of public policies and regulations on publicly insured populations in Medicare and Medicaid. Meara looks closely at the economic impact of changes to insurance coverage, payment strategies, and the implementation of care delivery innovations. Much of this work focuses on disabled populations, including people with mental illness and substance disorders. She has extensive experience tracking trends in medical spending over time and for different populations.