USC Price School of Public Policy

Jason Doctor

Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Health Policy and Management

Phone: (213) 821-8142

Curriculum Vitae

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

Biographical sketch

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 serves as 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.

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