Dr. Basu's work sits at the intersection of microeconomics, statistics, and health policy. His research focuses on comparative and cost effectiveness analyses, causal inference methods, program evaluation, and outcomes research. He is regarded as a leading international expert on methods to study heterogeneity in clinical and economic outcomes in order to establish the realized and potential values of medical technologies and public health interventions and of individualized care. Dr. Basu is an Associate Editor for Health Economics, and Observational Studies and formerly of the Journal of Health Economics. He has taught courses on health economics, decision analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis and health services research methods. He is one of the panelist working to update the Gold et al. book on recommendations for cost-effectiveness analysis in Health and Medicine.
Dr. Basu is the recipient of numerous awards, including the NARSAD Wodecroft Young Investigator Award for his work on modeling the long-term risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease due to atypical antipsychotics medications in patients with schizophrenia, the 2007 and 2016 Research Excellence Award for Methodological Excellence and the 2009 Bernie O'Brien New Investigator Award from the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, the 2008 Alan Williams Health Economics Fellowship from the University of York, UK and the 2009 Labelle Lectureship from McMaster University, Canada. Dr. Basu was a faculty at the University of Chicago from 2004-2010. Currently, Dr. Basu is the Stergachis Family Endowed Professor and Director of the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program at the University of Washington Seattle. He holds joint appointments with the departments of Health Services and Economics at UW, is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
1959 NE Pacific St, Box 357630
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Seattle, WA, 98195-7630
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ANIRBAN BASU, Ph.D.
(MS Biostatistics, UNC- Chapel Hill, PhD Public Policy (Health Economics), University of Chicago)
Stergachis Family Endowed Professor & Director
Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program,
Department of Pharmacy
(Joint) Department of Health Services, School of Public Health
(Adjunct) Department of Economics
University of Washington, Seattle.
Faculty Research Fellow
National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA.
Program in Health Economics and Outcomes Methodology (PHEnOM)