Genevieve Kanter, PhD

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Genevieve Kanter, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Genevieve P. Kanter (@ProfGenKanter) is an economist whose research focuses on regulatory issues in translational medicine and biomedical technologies; industry relationships and industry influence in medicine and public health; and provider payment models. Methodologically, she specializes in statistical methods used for causal inference.

She holds a primary appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine (Division of General Internal Medicine) and a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, both in Perelman School of Medicine. She is also an economist with the Penn Center for Precision Medicine (PCPM) and an affiliate of the Cardiovascular Outcomes, Quality, and Evaluative Research Center (CAVOQER), the Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation (PC3I), and the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training (CPeRT). Professor Kanter received a PhD in Economics and in Sociology from the University of Chicago, and completed research fellowships at Princeton University, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard university. Her work has been published in leading medical and health policy journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Health Affairs, Milbank Quarterly, and the American Journal of Public Health.