Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management
Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy*
Phone: (213) 821-8142
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
University of California, San Diego
Physician behavior and psychology, behavioral economics and health, patient choice and decision making, health policy and implementation, treatment preferences, prescriptions, health informatics
Jason Doctor is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy. He also holds the Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy and is the Director of Health Informatics at the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics.
His research program centers on decision-making in healthcare and health informatics. Dr. Doctor specializes in behavioral economics and the use of choice architecture to affect policy in health and medicine. In other research, he has studied computational approaches to detecting medical errors and has established methods for representing preferences and values for health.
* Pending review by the University Committee on Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure; and Provost approval.