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Louise RussellLouise Russell

Distinguished Professor of Economics

Cost-effectiveness methods; Health economics

Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research
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Louise Russell is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Economics and the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Sciences. Professor Russell co-chaired the U.S. Public Health Service Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, which published nationally and internationally influential recommendations for improving the quality and comparability of cost-effectiveness studies (Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, Oxford University Press, 1996, and three articles in The Journal of the American Medical Association, October 1996); she is a member of the leadership group of the Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. She has published numerous articles and books, including Educated Guesses: Making Policy about Medical Screening Tests (University of California, 1994), Medicare's New Hospital Payment System: Is It Working? (Brookings, 1989), and Is Prevention Better than Cure? (Brookings, 1986).


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