Assistant Professor of Population Health Sciences
Office 785 WARF
610 Walnut Street
Madison, WI 53726-2397
Dr. Ouayogodé is a health economist who joined the Department of Population Health Sciences in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as Assistant Professor in 2019. She is interested in investigating policy-driven questions in health, behavioral, public economics, and health services research. During her training, Dr. Ouayogodé has gained expertise in evaluating health care reforms and understanding how and to what extent people and organizations respond to incentives and regulatory changes in the healthcare environment. She earned a B.B.A in economics from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business and later a M.A and Ph.D in Economics from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.
Dr. Ouayogodé has been actively working on policy issues associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. She currently conducts research evaluating health care delivery and payment system reform with a primary focus on studying the formation, implementation, and performance of accountable care organizations (ACOs).
She also conducted research on policy changes and incentive programs for the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) population and kidney transplantation in the U.S. and their effects on adult obesity, provision of care, and patients’ well-being.
American Economic Association
American Society of Health Economists
Health Services Research