Focus Areas



Supporting research related to the pandemic and its long-term health and economic implications.

Health Equity

Health Equity

Improving health and reducing health disparities through a more equitable health care system.

Opioid Epidemic

Finding sustainable, humane, and effective solutions to the opioid epidemic.

Population Health

Population Health

Focusing on how societal events, structural forces, and policies influence the health of populations.

Featured Research Updates

We support and amplify scholarship that shapes and expands the knowledge required to improve population health, health care delivery, and health policy.

Working Groups

Penn LDI’s working groups convene researchers with common interests to build collaborations and catalyze new activities.

Our Experts

Over 500 LDI Fellows from across the University of Pennsylvania are part of the Penn LDI community.

Ravi Parikh

Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP

  • Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Associate Director, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation, Perelman School of Medicine
Kevin Jenkins

Kevin Jenkins, PhD

  • Vice-Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Social Policy & Practice
  • Associate Fellow, Center for Public Health Initiatives, Perelman School of Medicine
John Morgan

John Morgan, MD

  • Fellow, National Clinician Scholar Program, Perelman School of Medicine
Evan Fieldston

Evan Fieldston, MD, MSHP

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine
  • Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia