Jay Bhattacharya

Associate Professor of Medicine and core faculty of the Center for Health Policy

Professor Bhattacharya's research focuses on the constraints that vulnerable populations face in making decisions that affect their health status, as well as the effects of government policies and programs designed to benefit vulnerable populations. He has published empirical economics and health services research on the elderly, adolescents, HIV/AIDS and managed care. He has been at Stanford since his freshman year in 1984, earning an M.D. and a Ph.D. along the way. He teaches MLA courses on the economics of life and death. Full bio