Seth Seabury, PhD
Scientific Advisor, PHE
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director, Keck-Schaeffer Initiative for Population Health, University of Southern California
Dr. Seabury has broad research interests within health policy and law. Much of his work focuses on how medical treatment, healthcare costs, and patient outcomes are affected by legal and regulatory policy. He has testified on this subject before the US House of Representatives, and his work on medical malpractice has been published in leading medical and health policy journals and featured in major media outlets including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. His work documenting the earnings losses experienced by disabled workers has been used to help transform workers’ compensation policy in California. His research has been funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the National Institute on Aging, the California Department of Industrial Relations, and the US Department of Labor.
PhD, Economics, Columbia University
BA, Economics, Kenyon College
- Jena AB, et al. Malpractice risk according to physician specialty. N Engl J Med. 2011.
- Philipson TJ, et al. Geographic variation in health care: the role of private markets. Brookings Pap Econ Act. 2010.
- Seabury SA, et al. Formulary restrictions on atypical antipsychotics: impact on costs for patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in Medicaid. Am J Manag Care. 2014.
- Seabury SA, et al. Medication adherence and measures of health plan quality. Am J Manag Care. 2015.
- Seabury SA, et al. Patients value metastatic cancer therapy more highly than is typically shown through traditional estimates. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012.