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Affiliated Faculty Members

Andrew Abbott, PhD
Department of Sociology
Research Interests: Sociology, Sociology of the Professions
aabbott@uchicago.edu

Anjali Adukia, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy
Research Interests: Economics and Institutional Structures of Children's Education and Health
adukia@uchicago.edu

Roseanna Ander, MA
Urban Labs
Research Interests: Crime and Education Policy, Public Health
rander@uchicago.edu

Vineet Arora, MD, MA
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Quality of Care, Medical Education, Public Policy
varora@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Andrew Artz, MD, MS
Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology
Research Interests: Stem Cell Transplantation, Geriatric Hematology, Aging
aartz@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Daniel Bennett, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy
Research Interests: Economic development, health economics, applied microeconomics
dmbennett@uchicago.edu

Marc Berman, PhD
Department of Psychology
Research Interests: Cognitive Neuroscience, Environmental Neuroscience, Person/Environment Interactions
bermanm@uchicago.edu

Marianne Bertrand, PhD
Chicago Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Development and Labor Economics, Poverty, Discrimination
marianne.bertrand@chicagobooth.edu

Deborah L. Burnet, MD, MA
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetes & Obesity, Community Outreach, Public Policy
dburnet@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Ron Burt, PhD
Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Sociology, Social Capital, Social Networks
ron.burt@ChicagoBooth.edu

John T. Cacioppo, PhD
Department of Psychology
Research Interests: Psychology, Neurosphysiology of Social Interactions
cacioppo@uchicago.edu

Kathleen A. Cagney, PhD
Department of Sociology 
Research Interests: Health Services Research, Race, Aging, Neighborhood Effects on Health
kacagney@uchicago.edu

Marshall Chin, MD, MPH
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetes, Quality of Care, Disparities
mchin@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Pradeep Chintagunta, PhD
Chicago Booth School of Business
Research interests: Household behavior, pharmaceutical markets, healthcare in developing economies
pradeep.chintagunta@chicagobooth.edu

Hans B. Christensen, PhD
Chicago Booth School of Business
Research Interests: International accounting, disclosure regulation
hans.christensen@chicagobooth.edu

Kao-Ping Chua, MD, PhD
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Academic Pediatrics; and Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interests: Pediatric Health Services Research, Access to Health Care, Health Care Expenditures, Health Insurance, Comparative Effectiveness Research
kchua@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu

Cathy Cohen, PhD
Department of Political Science
Research Interests: Political Science, Health Disparities
cjcohen@uchicago.edu

Rena Conti, PhD
Department of Pediatrics
Research Interests:  Health Economics, Innovation, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Oncology
rconti@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu

Christopher K. Daugherty, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology
Research Interests: Ethics in Oncology
cdaugher@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Michael Davern, PhD
NORC
Research Interests: Health Data Quality, Survey Methodology, Social Networks, Health Insurance, Income Measurement, Health Disparities
davern-michael@norc.org

Douglas R. Dirschl, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
Research Interests: Clinical and Comparative Effectiveness, Fracture Healing and Trauma Outcomes, Medical Education, bone health and fragility fractured
dirschld@uchicago.edu

Richard A. Epstein, LLB
Law School
Research Interests: Health Care Regulation
repstein@uchicago.edu

Richard Epstein, PhD, MPH
Chapin Hall
Research Interests: child welfare, child mental health, maternal mental health, public health
repstein@chapinhall.org

James Evans, PhD
Department of Sociology
Research Interests: Economic Sociology, Organizations and Work, Sociology of Science and Technology
jevans@uchicago.edu

Bernard G. Ewigman, MD, MSPH
Department of Family Medicine
Research Interests: Epidemiology, Primary Care
bewigman@uchicago.edu

Jeanne M. Farnan, MD, MPHE
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine
Research Interests: Research and Scholarship in Medical Education
jfarnan@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Judith B. Farquhar, PhD
Department of Anthropology
Research Interests: Medical Anthropology
farquhar@uchicago.edu

Sebastien Gay, PhD
Department of Economics
Research Interests: Health care and pharmaceuticals
sgay@uchicago.edu

Daniel S. Gaylin, MPA
NORC
Research Interests: Health Policy
gaylin-dan@norc.org

Godfrey S. Getz, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Research Interests: Public Policy, Atherogenesis
getz@bsd.uchicago.edu

Robert Gibbons, PhD 
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine, and Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interests:  biostatistics, environmental statistics, and psychometrics
rgibbons1@bsd.uchicago.edu

Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH
Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics, Section of Family Planning
Research Interests:  Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Teenage Pregnancy and Reproductive Rights
mgilliam@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu

Michael Greenstone, PhD
Department of Economics and the College
Research Interests: environmental and energy economics; public economics, development, labor and health economics
mgreenst@uchicago.edu

Colleen M. Grogan, PhD
School of Social Service Administration
Research Interests: Health Services Research, Policy, Medicaid
cgrogan@uchicago.edu

Mohan Gundeti, MD
Department of Surgery
Research Interests: Pediatric Urological Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Reconstructive Urology
mgundeti@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

James J. Heckman, PhD
Department of Economics
Research Interests: Economics, Economic Policy Evaluation
jheckman@uchicago.edu

Elbert Huang, MD, MPH
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetes, Cost-effectiveness
ehuang@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Scott J. Hunter, PhD
Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Research Interests: pediatric neuropsychology, pediatric psychology, learning, developmental, and neurobehavioral disorders
shunter@yoda.bsd.uchicago.edu

Ariel Kalil, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy
Research Interests: Developmental Psychology, Welfare, Children's Mental Health
a-kalil@uchicago.edu

Theodore Karrison, PhD
Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interests: Biostatistics
tkarrison@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Andrea King, PhD
Department of Psychiatry
Research Interests: Substance Abuse
aking@yoda.bsd.uchicago.edu

R. Tamara Konetzka, PhD
Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interests: Health Policy and Administration, Health Economics, Long Term Care, Quality
tkonetzka@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Neda Laiteerapong, MD, MS
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Diabetes, Epidemiology, Individualization of Care, Public Policy, Quality of Life
nlaiteerapong@uchicago.edu

Robert J. Lalonde, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy 
Research Interests: Economics, Welfare and Training Program Analysis
r-lalonde@uchicago.edu

Diane S. Lauderdale, PhD
Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interests: Epidemiology, Aging & Ethnicity
dlauderd@uchicago.edu

Edward Laumann, PhD
Department of Sociology
Research Interests: Sociology, Sexuality & Social Networks
e-laumann@uchicago.edu

Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD
Department of Medicine and Human Genetics, Section of Hematology and Oncology
Research Interests: Chromosomal Abnormalities in Cancer
mlebeau@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Michael Lee, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine
Research Interests: Clinical and Comparative Effectiveness Research of Lumbar Fusion, Surgical Outcomes
mlee5@bsd.uchicago.edu

Steven Levitt, PhD
Department of Economics
Research Interests: Economics, Crime, Automobile Safety, Narcotics
slevitt@uchicago.edu

Stacy Lindau, MD, AM
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics
Research Interests: Sexuality and Aging, Public Policy
slindau@babies.bsd.uchicago.edu

Marcy A. List, PhD
Cancer Research Center
Research Interests: Cancer Clinical Trials
mlist@bsd.uchicago.edu

Kristina Lowell, PhD
NORC
Research Interests: Medicare and Medicaid, Health Information Technology (IT), Payment Reform, Chronic Care Improvement, Disability Issues
lowell-kristina@norc.org

Hue H. Luu, MD
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
Research Interests: Total hip and knee replacement outcomes, orthopaedic oncology outcomes, bone biology
hluu@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

Rima McLeod, MD
Department of Surgery, Department of Pediatrics
Research Interests: Toxoplasmosis, infectious diseases, pediatric infectious diseases
rmcleod@uchicago.edu

Nick Mader, PhD
Chapin Hall
Research Interests: Quantitative Methods, School Systems, Educational Outcomes, Criminal Justice
nmader@uchicago.edu

Dario Maestripieri, PhD
Department of Comparative Human Development, Committee on Evolutionary Biology, and Committee on Neurobiology
Research Interests: Biology of social behavior from a comparative perspective
dario@uchicago.edu

Mark Maffett, PhD
Chicago Booth School of Business
Research Interests: International accounting, capital markets, institutional investors
mark.maffett@chicagobooth.edu

Anup Malani, JD, PhD
Law School
Research Interests: Health Law, Medical Mal Practice
amalani@uchicago.edu

Jill M. Mateo, PhD
Department of Comparative Human Development
Research Interests: Developmental and biological mechanisms of adaptive behaviors, reciprocal interactions among social, hormonal, and genetic processes
jmateo@uchicago.edu

Martha K. McClintock, PhD
Department of Psychology, Comparative Human Development
Research Interests: Psychology, Neurosphysiology of Social Interactions
mkml@uchicago.edu

Bruce D. Meyer, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy
Research Interests: Labor Economics and Public Finance, Poverty, Social Insurance
bdmeyer@uchicago.edu

Robert T. Michael, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy
Research Interests: Economics, Demography, Sexuality
r-michael@uchicago.edu

Doriane Miller, MD
Department of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Community Engagement, Health Disparities, Interface between Primary Care and Behavioral Health
doriane.miller@uchospitals.edu

Sanjog Misra
Chicago Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Consumer and Firm Decisions, Pricing and Strategy
misra@uchicago.edu

Michael E. Msall, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Research Interests: genetics, neurobiology, vulnerable children  and child disability outcomes
mmsall@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu

Kevin Murphy, PhD
Department of Economics
Research Interests: Economics, Valuing Medical Research, Inequality
murphy@chicagobooth.edu

Howard Nusbaum, PhD
Department of Psychology
Research Interests: Spoken language use, attention, learning, memory consolidation and sleep, working memory, affect, cortical mechanisms of language use and cognitive processing, cognitive neuropharmocology
h-nusbaum@uchicago.edu

Olufunmilayo (Funmi) I. Olopade, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology
Research Interests: Genetic & Epigenetic Alterations
folopade@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Colm O'Muircheartaigh, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy 
Research Interests: Statistics, Statistical Methods for Survey Research
colm@uchicago.edu

Aasim Padela, MD, MSc
Department of Medicine, Sections of Emergency Medicine; Program on Medicine and Religion
Research Interests: religious/cultural impacts on health behaviors, tailored community behavioral health interventions, Islamic bioethics
apadela@uchicago.edu

Kiran Raj Pandey, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine
Research Interests: Health systems, access and equity
kpandey@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Monica Peek, MD, MPH 
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Health disparities in chronic disease management and preventative health; impact of race and culture on the patient/provider relationship
mpeek@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Sam Peltzman, PhD
Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Economics, Behavioral Responses to Regulation
sam.peltzman@chicagobooth.edu

Tomas Philipson, PhD
Harris School of Public Policy
Research Interests: Economics, Economic Epidemiology, Obesity
t-philipson@uchicago.edu

Harold A. Pollack, PhD
School of Social Service Administration
Research Interests: Public Policy, Substance Abuse Treatment, Managed Care
haroldp@uchicago.edu

Devin Pope, PhD
Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Behavioral and Labor Economics
devin.pope@chicagobooth.edu

Brian Prendergast, PhD
Department of Psychology, the College
Research Interests: Biological rhythms; neuroendocrine bases of seasonal and stress-induced changes in immune function, chronic disease and brain function
prendergast@uchicago.edu

Valerie Press, MD, MPH
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine
Research Interests: asthma, comparative effectiveness research
vpress@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Michael Quinn, PhD
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Public Policy, Diabetes, Community Health
mquinn@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Eugene Raikhel, PhD
Department of Comparative Human Development
Research Interests: Medical anthropology; culture and mental health; addiction; the placebo effect and contextual healing
eraikhel@uchicago.edu

Goutham Rao, MD
Department of Family Medicine
Research Interests: Practice-based research, obesity, quality improvement, physician numeracy
grao@northshore.org

Mark J. Ratain, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology and Oncology
Research Interests: Pharmacogenetics of Anticancer Agents
mratain@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Robert J. Richards, PhD
Department of Psychology, Philosophy, and History
Research Interests: Biostatistics, Statistical Methods, Adolescent Mental Health
r-richards@uchicago.edu

Lainie Friedman Ross, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine, Section of Pediatrics
Research Interests: History of Science, History & Philosophy of Biology and Psychology
lross@uchicago.edu

Gregory W. Ruhnke, MD, MS, MPH
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine
Research Interests: Health Services Research, determinants of utilization
gruhnke@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Andrey Rzhetsky, PhD
Department of Medicine and Human Genetics, Section of Genetic Medicine
Research Interests: Analysis of complex phenotypes, text-mining, probabilistic modeling and data mining.
arzhetsky@uchicago.edu

Milda Saunders, MD, MPH
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine
Research Interests: end-stage renal disease, neighborhood effects and health disparities
mildasaunder@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Kristen Schilt, PhD
Department of Sociology
Research Interests: Gender, sexualities, culture, and ethnographic research methods
kschilt@uchicago.edu

Olaf Schneewind, MD, PhD
Department of Microbiology
Research Interests: Microbiology, Bioterrorism, Infectious Disease
oschnee@bsd.uchicago.edu

John Schneider, MD, MPH
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases
Research Interests: International Health, HIV Disease
jschnei1@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Brad Shapiro, PhD
Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Pharmaceutical Industry Organization, Health Marketing, and Advertising
bradley.shapiro@chicagobooth.edu

Mark Siegler, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of General Internal Medicine
Research Interests: Ethics
msiegler@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Sarah A. Sobotka, MD, MSCP
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Research Interests: Pediatric neurodevelopmental disabilities, pediatric health services research
ssobotka@peds.bsd.uchicago.edu

Fabrice Smieliauskas, PhD
Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interests: Innovation and Diffusion of Biomedical Technologies, Physician Markets and Behavior
fsmiel@uchicago.edu

Julian Solway, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Research Interests: Asthma, Pulmonary Medicine, Translational Medicine
jsolway@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Hugo F. Sonnenschein, PhD
Department of Economics
Research Interests: Economics, Microeconomic Theory, Value of Research
h-sonnenschein@uchicago.edu

Nancy L. Stein, PhD
Department of Psychology
Research Interests: Cognitive Development
n-stein@uchicago.edu

Ross M. Stolzenberg, PhD
Department of Sociology
Research Interests: Sociology, Work & Fertility
rstolzen@uchicago.edu

Michelle Strollo, DrPH, MHS
NORC
Research Interests: Medicaid and Medicare, Private Insurance
strollo-michelle@norc.org

Debra Stulberg, MD
Department of Family Medicine
Research Interests:
dstulber@bsd.uchicago.edu

Dana L. Suskind, MD
Department of Surgery and Pediatrics
Research Interests: Pediatric Diseases of Head and Neck, Disparities in Language Development
dsuskind@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

Pietro Tebaldi, PhD
Department of Economics
Research Interests: industrial organization, health economics, applied microeconomic theory
ptebaldi@uchicago.edu

Ronald A. Thisted, PhD
Department of Public Health Sciences
Research Interests: Statistics, Statistical Methods
thisted@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Robert Topel, PhD
Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Economics, Value of Medical Research, Inequality
robert.topel@chicagobooth.edu

Avery Tung, MD
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Research Interests: Decision Psychology, Physician Behavior, Valuing Medical Research
atung@airway.uchicago.edu

Dexter R. Voisin, PhD
School of Social Service Administration
Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, Sexual Risk Behavior
dvoisin@uchicago.edu

Linda J. Waite, PhD
Department of Sociology
Research Interests: Sociology, Work, Family, Fertility, Aging
l-waite@uchicago.edu

Stephen G. Weber, MD, MS
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases
Research Interests: Public Health, Healthcare Associated Infections
sgweber@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

William Wimsatt, PhD
Department of Philosophy
Research Interests: Philosophy of Science, Evolutionary Biology and Philosophy
wwim@uchicago.edu

Bernd Wittenbrink, PhD
Booth School of Business
Research Interests: Social Stereotypes
bernd.wittenbrink@chicagobooth.edu

John Yoon, MD
Department of Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine
Research Interests: Moral and professional formation in medical education
jyoon1@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu


External Affiliates

Elmer Abbo, MD, JD
Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Research Interests: Health Care Law and Regulation

G. Caleb Alexander, MD
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Research Interests: Physician Behavior, Insurance Incentives
galexand@jhsph.edu

Anirban Basu, PhD
University of Washington, Health Services Department
Research Interests: Cost-effectiveness Analysis, Health Econometrics
basua@uw.edu

Farr Curlin, MD
Duke University, School of Medicine
Research Interests: Spirituality in Health Care
farr.curlin@duke.edu

William Dale, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics
Research Interests: Public Policy, Preventive Health Behavior
wdale@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Malitta Engstrom, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice
Research Interests: Substance Abuse
malitta@sp2.upenn.edu

Gavin W. Hougham, PhD
Battelle Advanced Analytics and Health Research
Research Interests: Medical Sociology, Aging, Japan, Health Workforce, Social Sequence Analysis 
hougham@battelle.org

Niranjan Karnik, MD, PhD
Rush University, Department of Psychiatry
Research Interests: Underserved youth, trauma, substance use, mixed methods
niranjan_karnik@rush.edu

Samuel S. Kingsley, MD, PhD, MBA
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Trauma, Emergency General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care
Resarch Interests: Surgical quality and outcomes, optimizing the value of surgical innovations, diffusion of medical innovation
samuel.kingsley@advocatehealth.com

Sandi Lam, MD, MBA
Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Neurosurgery
Research Interests: Surgical treatments and outcomes, cost and use, quality of care
sandi.lam@bcm.edu

Alexander Langerman, MD
Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine  
Research Interests: Intersection of ethics, data science, and management in the operating room
alexander.langerman@vanderbilt.edu

Christopher Masi, MD, PhD
NorthShore University Health System
Research Interests: Social isolation and Cancer, Social Service Administration
cmasi@northshore.org

Steven Roth, MD
University of Illinois Medical Center, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Research Interests: Perioperative outcomes and complications; eye and neurological injury 
rothgas@uic.edu

Mark J. Russo, MD, MS
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Research Interests: Outcomes in Cardiovascular Disease & Organ Transplantation, Health Policy.
mrusso@barnabashealth.org

Ya-Chen Tina Shih, MD, PhD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Health Services Research
Research Interests: Health economics, health services research, oncology

Steven L. Small, PhD, MD
University of California-Irvine, Department of Neurology
Research Interests: Neurobiology of language and hand motor systems, effects of stroke on these systems, and mechanisms of recovery
small@uci.edu

Marko Vujicic, PhD
Health Policy Institute, American Dental Association
Reserach Interests: Global health policy, human resources for health, dental care economics
vujicicm@ada.org


Supporting Divisions & Schools

Biological Sciences Division
Dean Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD

Social Sciences Division
Dean David Nirenberg, PhD

School of Social Service Administration
Dean Neil B. Guterman, PhD

Law School
Dean Thomas J. Miles, PhD, JD

Harris School of Public Policy
Dean Daniel Diermeier, PhD

Booth School of Business
Dean Sunil Kumar, PhD

University of Chicago Provost
Provost Eric D. Isaacs, PhD