Joshua Salomon

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Joshua Salomon of Stanford Health Policy

Joshua Salomon, PhD

  • Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
  • Professor of Medicine for the Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care Outcomes and Research
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Biography

Joshua Salomon is a Professor of Medicine and a core faculty member in the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research. His research focuses on priority-setting in global health, within three main substantive areas: (1) measurement and valuation of health outcomes; (2) modeling patterns and trends in major causes of global mortality and disease burden; and (3) evaluation of health interventions and policies.

Dr. Salomon is an investigator on projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, relating to modeling of infectious and chronic diseases and associated intervention strategies; methods for economic evaluation of public health programs; measurement of the global burden of disease; and assessment of the potential impact and cost effectiveness of new health technologies.

He is Director of the Prevention Policy Modeling Lab, which is a multi-institution research consortium that conducts health and economic modeling relating to infectious disease. Prior to joining the Stanford faculty, Dr. Salomon was Professor of Global Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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SHP-Kaiser Collaboration on Estimates and Projections of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage

Stanford Health Policy and the Kaiser Family Foundation are collaborating to examine the disparities in meeting vaccination benchmarks by using state-reported vaccination data by race/ethnicity and projecting vaccine coverage going forward.
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The Veterans Administration is the largest provider of opioid use disorder treatment in the United States. In new Stanford Health Policy research, PhD student Jack Ching and faculty find short-term treatment with medication could yield big benefits.