Eric Slade is a health economist with expertise in public insurance programs, serious mental illness, preventive interventions, and advanced econometric methods for causal inference. His research uses surveys and large administrative datasets to assess how health care financing systems and policies influence service use, costs, and health outcomes. Dr. Slade has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the U.S. Department of Education, the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, and other federal agencies and foundations. He formerly served as a member of the NIH Mental Health Services in Non-Specialty Settings internal review group and the VA Healthcare Organization and Delivery review panel. He currently directs the Nursing Workforce Group, which is conducting a series of studies on workforce outcomes among advanced practice nurse providers and on how they influence health care cost, access, and quality. Dr. Slade also serves as a lead economist on clinical trials and demonstration projects assessing the economic value of novel interventions and programs and is an associate editor of the journal Administration and Policy in Mental Health & Mental Health Services Research.
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