Robert S. Woodward

Professor Emeritus of Health Economics
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603.862.7032
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Hewitt 313
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Fields of Specialization

Health Economics; Pharmaco-Economics; Medicare; Health Care Reform; Transplantation Economics

Education

Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, Regional Economics and Econometrics 1972
B.A., Haverford College, Economics 1965

Recent Publications

Woodward, R.S., Flore, M.C., Machnicki, G. Brennan, D.C. "The Long-Term Outcomes and Costs of Diabetes Mellitus Among Renal Transplant Recipients: Tacolimus versus Cyclosporine." Value in Health, 14(4) June 2011: 443-449.

Woodward, R.S., Page, T.F., Soares, R., Schnitzler, M.A., Lentine, K, Brennan, D.C., "Income-Related Disparities in Kidney Transplant Graft Failures Are Eliminated by Medicare's Immunosuppression Coverage." American Journal of Transplantation 8, 12 (December 2008): 2636-2646.

Woodward, R.S., Wang, L. "2008): 2636-2646. The Oh-So Straight and Narrow Path: Can the Health Care Expenditure Curve Be Bent?" Health Economics 21 (8), August 2012: 1023-1029. Published Online July 2011: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hec.1765/abstract.

Timothy F. Page, Robert S. Woodward, Daniel C. Brennan, "The Impact of Medicare's Lifetime Immunosuppression Coverage on Racial Disparities in Kidney Graft Survival", Am J Transplantation, 12(6),2012: 1519-27.

Sandhu GS, Khattak M. Paylakis M, Woodward R, Hanto DW, Wasilewski MA, Dimitri N, Goldfarb-Rumyantzev. "A recipient's unemployment restricts access to rental trasnplantation." Clin Transplant, 27, 2013: 598-606. Publicity received includes a Persoal Appearance on All In with Chris Hayes on August 21, 2013: http://video.msnbc.msn.com/all-in/52814642#52814642.

Honors & Awards
  • Distinguished Career Awards, College of Health and Human Services, UNH, 2009
  • W.K. Kellog National Fellow, Group II, 1992-95
  • Brookings Economics Policy Fellow, 1975-76