CNN highlights an op-ed authored by research associate Kevin G. Volpp about the lessons he learned from his recent experience of a cardiac arrest. He talks about the importance of training people in CPR and advocating for greater defibrillator access.
"My near-death experience teaches a lesson" K G. Volpp, CNN, January 26, 2023.
Penn Today shared the results of a UPenn-led study co-authored by PSC/PARC Research Associates Kevin G. Volpp, Angela Lee Duckworth, and Alison M. Buttenheim on the efficacy of geographically targeted, high pay-off vaccine lotteries for boosting vaccination rates. Published in Nature Human Behavior, the study found no benefit to enhancing the odds of winning in targeted zip codes.
Kevin G. Volpp (PSC/PARC Research Assoicate) spoke on a recent episode of The Visible Voices podcast, titled "Improving Behavioral Economics and Nudging." In the episode, he discusses the basics of behavioral economics and its importance in the health care system.
Director, LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Vice Chairman for Health Policy, Dept. of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Janet and John Haas President's Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor, Health Care Management
Ph.D., Health Economics, Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998