Siddharth Jain, DrPH, MPH, MBBS

jains@email.chop.edu

Scientist, Center for Outcomes Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Siddharth Jain is a health services researcher currently working as a Scientist at Center for Outcomes Research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. His work focuses on health outcomes, health policy, health care workforce, and health disparities. This includes racial and socioeconomic disparities. One of his studies examines racial disparities in outcomes in colon cancer patients by using unique multivariate matching techniques to account for potential observable factors. Another study examines racial disparities in the surgical outcomes of patients across different nursing environments. One of his current projects looks at health outcomes in the elderly. It examines the neurocognitive decline in Medicare population after surgical exposure by appendectomy. The study also aims to develop a Medicare claims-based definition to measure Alzheimer disease and related disorders. One of his recently published studies focuses on Health care workforce and looked at the association of physicians’ characteristics and outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer patients. He is also skilled in econometric methods in health services research. His other area of expertise is decision analysis including cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness analysis for policymakers. His published paper examines the cost-effectiveness of a screening program for pregnant women to prevent outcomes of preterm birth.

He graduated from medical college from Vikram University, India in 2007. In 2011, he obtained a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a concentration in Public Health Policy, Analysis, and Management. He continued his studies in the Doctor of Public Health Program with a focus on health outcomes research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and graduated in 2017.

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