Seminar Series – Lorens Helmchen

Comparative Effectiveness of Prostate Cancer Treatment Options: A Regression-Discontinuity Approach

Lorens A. Helmchen, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University.

He teaches courses on health economics and predictive analytics in the School’s graduate programs.

Dr. Helmchen applies microeconomic theory and econometric methods to study innovation in provider payment, health insurance benefit design, and the impact of digital health. His research has been funded by federal agencies, private foundations, device manufacturers, health insurers, and hospital systems.

Dr. Helmchen’s research has been published in the field’s leading scientific journals and featured on National Public Radio, in the New York Times, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for numerous scientific journals, book publishers, and grant-making institutions, as well as an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Health Economics and Management, and has testified as an expert witness before a state legislature.

Dr. Helmchen earned an M.A. in economics from Humboldt University, Berlin and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.

Contact Danielle Martinez if you would like to attend the seminar via Zoom, or meet with the speaker in person.

Event Date
Wednesday, October 18, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Pacific
Verna and Peter Dauterive Hall (VPD), 116 Classroom
645 W Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089