Bruce Schackman Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research

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Dr. Bruce Schackman is Professor of Public Health in the Department of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill Cornell Medical College. His research interests include economic evaluations of the comparative effectiveness of health interventions conducted alongside clinical trials and cohort studies; cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness simulation modeling; and implementation science research regarding budgetary and operational barriers to implementing evidence-based medical interventions. His current and recent research projects are in the following areas:

Economic evaluation of HIV testing and treatment
These studies evaluate the cost, cost-effectiveness, and implementation of HIV testing and treatment interventions in the US, and are conducted collaboratively with the NIDA-funded Clinical Trials Network and the NIAID-funded AIDS Clinical Trials Network.

Integrating substance abuse and medical treatment
These studies identify costs and evaluate the cost-effectiveness of pharmacologic treatment of opioid dependence in medical settings, and of hepatitis C testing and medical treatment in substance abuse treatment settings. The results will be valuable to policy makers in overcoming financial barriers to integrating medical and substance abuse care.

Global health
These studies evaluate cost-effectiveness and implementation requirements for scale-up of HIV testing and treatment in Haiti, and provide mentoring and research training opportunities for Haitian trainees as part of a long-standing Cornell collaboration with the Groupe Haitien d'Etude du Sarcome de Kaposi et des Infections Opportunistes (GHESKIO) Centers in Port-au-Prince.

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  • Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University