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Michael Richards

Professor; Incoming Director, Sloan Program in Health Administration
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Michael Richards’ primary research involves health care provider responses to public policies and evolving market environments. He also has considerable interests in the structure and delivery of public insurance programs (i.e., Medicare and Medicaid) as well as health care workforce issues. His active and broad research portfolio allows him to collaborate with investigators with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise at a variety of institutions all across the US.

Professor Richards is the Co-Director of the Sloan Program in Health Administration and has a secondary appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College in the Division of Health Policy & Economics.

His research has been featured in the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, American Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Public Economics, the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, as well as other academic venues.

Professor Richards received his Ph.D. in Health Policy from Yale University. His B.S., M.D., and M.P.H. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and UIC School of Public Health.

About Michael Richards