Norma B. Coe, PhD

Associate Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Norma B. Coe is an Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine. Her research interests are in health economics and public finance. Her work strives to identify causal effects of policies that directly and indirectly impact health, human behavior, health care access, and health care utilization. A major focus of her research has been long-term care -- access, costs, insurance, and delivery. Dr. Coe currently has 3 R01s funded by the NIA, focusing on long-term care and end of life care, with a particular emphasis on those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). Prior to joining Penn, she was an Assistant Professor in Health Services at the University of Washington, and the Associate Director of Research at the Boston College Center for Retirement Research. She received her PhD in Economics from MIT and BA in Economics from the College of William and Mary.