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Bisakha (Pia) Sen

Professor and Vice Chair, Research; Blue Cross Blue Shield Endowed Chair in Health Economics; Health Policy and Organization
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Dr. Bisakha (Pia) Sen is tenured Professor and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Endowed Chair in Health Economics. Her primary interest is investigating the determinants of health for vulnerable populations, with a focus on the role of policy and interventions at institutional, state and federal levels. Particularly, she has developed an extensive research agenda focusing on health outcomes among Alabama residents, with funding support from Alabama Medicaid and Alabama Children's Health Insurance Program. She has also received funding support from NIH, CDC, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and has published in leading journals in her field, such as New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA Pediatrics, Health Services Research, Pediatrics, Social Science & Medicine, American Journal of Public Health, Journal of Policy Analysis & Management, Journal of Health Economics and Health Economics.