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David D. Kim

David D. Kim, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and an investigator at the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health (CEVR) at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) at Tufts Medical Center.  As a health economist, he has been passionate about generating the best available economic evidence to inform health care decisions and public health policies through mathematical modeling.  His primary research focuses on 1) developing disease simulation models; 2) improving methodology in economic evaluation and research prioritization; 3) understanding health and economic consequences of health policies; and 4) examining access to and utilization of cost-effective health interventions.  He has developed several disease models for hepatitis C, alcohol use disorders, diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases.  Also, as a lead author of the worked example included in the Second Edition of Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, he conducted a cost-effectiveness analysis to reflect the comprehensive guidelines and recommendations.  David received his doctorate in Health Economics at the University of Washington and his Master's degree in Biostatistics from the University of Michigan.