Rebecca Myerson

Credentials: MPH, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences


Phone: (608) 263-2082

Room 773 WARF Office Building
610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53726

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Rebecca Myerson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine and Public Health. Her research examines the impacts of public policies and information interventions on take-up of insurance coverage, health care access, and health outcomes. Myerson holds a doctorate in public policy from the University of Chicago, a master in public health from the University of Washington, and a bachelor degree from Harvard. She is a Faculty Affiliate of the UW La Follette School of Public Affairs, Carbone Cancer Center, Institute for Research on Poverty, Center for Demography of Health and Aging, and Center for Demography and Ecology.  Prior to coming to Wisconsin, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California. Myerson’s policy research has been honored with the ISPOR Award for Excellence in Application of Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes Research, funded by a Fulbright scholarship and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and cited by the New York Times, Washington Post, NBC Nightly News, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Research Interests
Health Services Research
Health Policy Evaluation
Health Economics

Research Publications

Curriculum Vitae