Health policy, health economics, healthcare markets, healthcare reform
Dr. Erin Trish is an Assistant Research Professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy and the Associate Director of Health Policy at the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics. Her research focuses on the impact of public policy on health care markets. Her recent work has evaluated the impact of insurer and hospital market concentration on health insurance premiums, the effects of rating regulations in the small group health insurance market, provider payment in Medicare Advantage, specialty drug spending, and risk adjustment. She has received several grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and her work has been published in Health Affairs, the Journal of Health Economics, and the Journal of Risk and Insurance.
She graduated from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public health in 2013 with a doctorate in Health Policy and Economics and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. She also holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.