Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH

co-Director, Center for Health Economics and Policy

Additional Titles: Associate Professor, School of Medicine


Karen Joynt Maddox’s specific research interests include improving the measurement of the quality and efficiency of physicians, hospitals, and health systems; understanding the impact of policy interventions on health care, with a focus on value-based and alternative payment models; and reducing disparities in care, with a focus on vulnerable populations including racial and ethnic minorities, individuals living in poverty, individuals with disabilities, frail elders, and those in rural areas.

Professor Joynt Maddox has authored more than 250 articles featured in the National Institute of Health Library of Medicine.