Diane Dewar

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

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Diane Dewar

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

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

Campus phone: (518) 402-0370
Campus email: [email protected]


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 chronic care. She directs the university Institute for Health System Evaluation, and has received funding for her research from organizations such as the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and New York State Department of Health.

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.