Jane J. Kim

Harvard School of Public Health

Jane J. Kim, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Health Decision Science in the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Center for Health Decision Science at the Harvard School of Public Health.  Dr. Kim’s research focuses on the development and application of mathematical modeling methods to evaluate health policy issues related to women’s health.  She has developed and used models to perform cost-effectiveness analyses of cervical cancer prevention strategies for informed decision making in the U.S., Europe, and less developed regions.  Her methodological interests include capitalizing on different methods of operations research to inform health decision-making in low-resource settings, such as packaging health services at opportune moments and quantifying the impact of budget and human resource constraints on program effectiveness. She was the recipient of the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)/Pfizer Young Investigator’s Research Award in 2010 and has won awards for her presentations at annual meetings held by the Society for Medical Decision Making and the International Papillomavirus Society and for her teaching.  Dr. Kim holds a Master’s degree in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard School of Public Health (2001) and a Ph.D. in Health Policy and Decision Sciences from Harvard University (2005).

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