Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Health Services, Policy and Practice


Omar Galárraga, PhD, works in three areas of applied health economics research: (1) behavioral economics including economic incentives for behavior change, (2) evaluation of health care reform initiatives including social health insurance, and (3) financing and cost-effectiveness of health care programs.  He has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in public health, health economics, and health services research journals.  He is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the International AIDS Society, and serves as Associate Editor for BMC Health Services Research.  He teaches classes on Comparative Health Care Systems, Statistical Analysis of Population-Based Datasets, and Global Health Economics at Brown University School of Public Health. 

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