Molly Candon, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine
Lecturer, Health Care Management, Wharton School

Molly Candon, PhD is an economist and research assistant professor at the Penn Center for Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine. She also lectures in the Department of Health Care Management and the Master of Science in Health Policy Research program. The goal of Candon’s research is to identify ways to expand access and improve the quality of care delivered to patients with behavioral, cognitive, and chronic pain conditions. Ongoing projects examine psychotropic prescribing to patients with dementia, insurance coverage for non-opioid pain management, nursing turnover, value-based payments for behavioral health, and Medicaid managed care.