Diane Dewar

Health economist studies medical technology acquisition, end-of-life and chronic care issues

The World Within Reach
Contact the Office of Media Relations at (518) 956-8150

Diane Dewar

Associate Professor
School of Public Health
Department: Health Policy, Management and Behavior

Health economics; medical technology; aging; end-of-life care; palliative care; health policy

Campus phone: (518) 486-5572
Campus email: ddewar@albany.edu


Diane M. Dewar's major research areas focus on the determination of economic incentives in the acquisition and dissemination medical technology, as well as evaluations of interventions for end of life and chronic care. She heads the university-wide work group in end of life research, and has received funding for her research from organizations such as the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Dewar a recipient of the William Waters Award from the Association of Social Economists, and the Aetna-Susan B. Anthony Award from the American Public Health Association. She is a member of Delta Omega, the Honorary Society for Public Health.