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 care outcomes among minorities and underserved populations. This includes health disparities related to race and socioeconomic status. One of his current projects looks at disparities in outcomes in colon cancer patients. The study used unique multivariate matching techniques to account for potential observable factors. One of his recent studies looked at the association of physicians’ treatment volume and outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer patients. The fixed effect models used in the study were not used in similar studies that account for timevariant physician experience characteristics. A secondary analysis also examined racial disparities in Head and Neck cancer patients’ outcomes. He is also skilled in econometric methods in health services research. His focus is decision analysis including cost-effectiveness and comparative effectiveness analysis for policymakers. He has also published 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 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and graduated in 2017.

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