Economics: Health Economics

Dr. Kerry Anne McGeary’s specialty is health economics and is active with several health-related organizations. Her co-authored paper “Will Competitive Bidding Decrease Medicare Expenditures,” has received recognitions as being influential in the Congressional debate over the Medicare competitive bidding process.

 She has also written articles on the social market for cigarettes, the effects of alcohol use on school dropouts, the wage gains from health and employer health plans, and the factors contributing to the obesity in children.

 Dr. McGeary is a permanent member of the Committee for Health Services Research and Health Policy; a member of he American Cancer Society’s Research Advisory Task Group on Health Policy Research and is affiliated with the Department of Health Management and Policy in the School of Public Health at Drexel University.