Dr. Zhou is a research assistant professor at the USC School of Pharmacy and USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. Prior to that, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the USC Schaeffer Center. She graduated with a PhD in economics from the University of Southern California in 2014. Her dissertation studied applications of Markov switching models in economics. She works on health policy, health economics and patient outcomes including consumer inertia in Medicare Part D, the impact of prior authorization on drug consumption and patient outcomes, the association between drug use and incidence of neurodegenerative diseases, and value-based insurance design in in Medicare Part D.
Dr. Zhang’s seminar title is: “Value-Based Insurance Design in Medicare Part D.” To join the Zoom meeting: Please contact Katherine Morris (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Motomori Lewis (email@example.com) for the Zoom link and password.