Jason L. Schwartz, PhD
Assistant Professor | Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health
Jason L. Schwartz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. He is also affiliated with Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies and the Section of the History of Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. His general research interest is in the ways in which evidence is interpreted, evaluated, and translated into regulation and policy in medicine and public health. Dr. Schwartz has written widely on vaccines and vaccination programs, decision-making in federal and state health policy, the evaluation of medical technologies by regulatory agencies, and the structure and function of scientific expert advice to government. His publications have appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Health Affairs, The American Journal of Public Health, The Milbank Quarterly, and elsewhere. Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of Princeton University, where he received an A.B. in classics, and the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Ph.D. in the history and sociology of science and a master’s degree (MBE) in bioethics.