Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, School of Medicine and Co-Director of the Center for Health Economics and Policy
data science, disparities, health care delivery, health economics, health policy, poverty, quality, performance & process improvement, rural health, social determinants of health, underserved & vulnerable

Dr. 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.