Stat highlights a recent essay published in the New England Journal of Medicine co-authored by Research Associate Atheendar Venkataramani analysing the role of Heath Systems in America to address Stuctural Racism and thereby reduce Racial Wealth Disparities.
"How health systems can truly value Black lives: help close the racial wealth gap," STAT, September 29, 2022.
South E, Venkataramani A, Dalembert G. "Building Black Wealth — The Role of Health Systems in Closing the Gap" N Engl J Med 2022; 387:844-849.
Penn LDI interviewed Research Associeate Atheendar Venkataramani and 2 more of its' Senior Fellows to ask if - and how - they will continue to use Twitter to share information about health-related science.
"What the Twitter Upheaval Means to Penn Health Services Researchers," Penn LDI, H Levins, December 6, 2022.
A Penn LDI blog post titled "Economic Impact of Rural Hospital Closures," features a recent study in Health Services Research coauthored by PSC/PARC Research Associate Atheendar Venkataramani, "Changes in Economic Outcomes Before and After Rural Hospital Closures in the United States: A Difference-in-Differences Study." In the study the authors found that in areas with hospital closures the economies were already in decline.
Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Assistant Professor of Medicine
M.D., Medicine, University of Washington, 2011
Ph.D., Health Policy (Economics), Yale University, 2009
My research focuses on the life-course origins of health and socioeconomic inequality. I am currently working on:
I am currently working on projects in the United States, Mexico, South Africa, Uganda.