Amy Davidoff, PhD, MS

Amy Davidoff, PhD, MS, is a Health Economist and Program Director in the Healthcare Assessment Research Branch of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP). Her interests are in the realm of public policy related to insurance coverage, type, and benefit provisions and the impact on access to timely, high-quality cancer-related care, economic costs associated with a cancer diagnosis and treatment, including financial hardship. Her interests have focused on both older adults enrolled in Medicare, as well as adults enrolled in public or employment-related insurance. Dr. Davidoff is engaged in supporting HDRP initiatives related to economics of cancer-related care. In addition, she is developing novel data resources and linkages to support research on cancer-related care and socioeconomic status, social determinants of health, disparities, and provider organization and characteristics.

Prior to joining NCI, Amy was a Senior Research Scientist at the Yale School of Public Health, where she was a member of the Yale Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control Program, and was affiliated with the Yale Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research Center. Prior to joining the Yale faculty, she was an economist at the Center for Finance, Access and Cost Trends at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Amy received her PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Interdepartmental Program in Public Health Economics. She also holds a master’s degree in Health Policy and Management from the University of Massachusetts and has a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences from Brown University.

Last Updated: 18 Jun, 2024