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Professor of Medicine (Primary Care and Outcomes Research), Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Professor, by courtesy, of Epidemiology and Population Health
Bio 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 public health policy and priority-setting, within three main substantive areas: (1) modeling patterns and trends in major causes of global mortality and disease burden; (2) evaluation of health interventions and policies; and (3) measurement and valuation of health outcomes.
Dr. Salomon is an investigator on projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 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.
For more information on the Prevention Policy Modeling Lab visit ppml.stanford.edu. Follow on Twitter @SalomonJA.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Primary Care and Outcomes Research
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Shankar's scholarly work focuses on social justice and women's health, including postpartum transitions to primary care, reproductive justice, racial justice, and medical education. She is interested in mixed-methods research with a qualitative focus. She works with the VA Women's Health Evaluation Initiative and the Presence 5 Research Team. Her teaching experience involves health disparities, medical anthropology, women's health, refugee health, (dis)ability, and intersectionality.