Faculty Bio - Yuting Zhang, PhD
Room: A664 Crabtree Hall
Education: MS, PhD, Harvard University
Graduate Faculty - Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Health Economics
Director, Pharmaceutical Economics Research Group
Pharmaceutical policy and economics, comparative effectiveness analysis,
health insurance markets, the effect of healthcare reforms on healthcare
spending and quality of care, and international health.
Yuting Zhang, PhD, is Associate Professor of Health Economics, and the
founding Director of the Pharmaceutical Economics Research Group in the
Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of
Pittsburgh. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Mental Health
Policy and Economics.
Professor Zhang’s research focuses on economic evaluations of health
policy and health insurance markets, with a focus on pharmaceutical
policy. Her research has been published in leading medicine, health
policy, and economics journals such as the New England Journal of
Medicine, Health Affairs, Health Services Research, American Economic
, and has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall
Street Journal, Business Week, and on National Public Radio. She has
received several funding from the U.S. Institute of Medicine, the U.S.
National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Health Care Research and
Quality, Commonwealth Foundation, and the Robert Wood Johnson
Foundation. She has received multiple international awards, including
the Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Award from
the International Center for Mental Health Policy and Economics.
Professor Zhang received her BA summa cum laude
University of China, and her MS in Health Policy & Management and her
PhD in Health Policy with a concentration in economics, both from