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Frank Sloan, Ph.D.

frank_sloanFrank Sloan, Ph.D.
J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management
Professor of Economics
Director, Center for Health Policy, Law, and Management Duke University


Frank Sloan is the J. Alexander McMahon Professor of Health Policy and Management and Professor of Economics at Duke University since 1993. He also is the Director of the Center for Health Policy, Law, and Management at Duke that originated in 1998. Professor Sloan did his undergraduate work at Oberlin College and received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.

Before joining the faculty at Duke in July 1993, he was a Research Economist at the Rand Corporation and on the faculties of the University of Florida and Vanderbilt University. He was Chair of the Department of Economics at Vanderbilt from 1986-89. His current research interests include alcohol-use prevention, long-term care, medical malpractice and cost-effectiveness analyses of medical technologies. Professor Sloan also has a long-standing interest in hospitals, health care financing, and health manpower. He has served on several national advisory, public, and private groups. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and was recently a member of the Physician Payment Review Commission.