Dr. Bryan Dowd is the principal investigator on a SHARE-funded project aiming to address gaps in knowledge about tiered pricing and develop policy options for Minnesota state policymakers regarding the use of quality information. The research team will conduct an analysis of the Minnesota State Employees Group Health Insurance Plan (SEGIP), which assigns primary care clinics to one of four tiers based on their risk-adjusted total annual per capita cost of care
Dr. Dowd is a Professor in the Health Policy and Management Division of the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health with research interests in insurance theory, program evaluation, health plan choice, Medicare reform, and tax policy. His research focuses on the financing and delivery of health insurance and health care services, and he teaches health services research methods. He specializes in economic and statistical modeling and data analysis.
Additional Professional Roles
Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, Dr. Dowd taught in the Department of Health Policy and Administration at the University of North Carolina School of Public Heatlh. Dr. Dowd received his PhD. in Policy Analysis from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's in Urban Administration from Georgia State University.
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.