Jeffrey Hoch, PhD
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences and Associate Director, Center for Healthcare Policy and Research | University of California, Davis
Jeffrey Hoch received his PhD in health economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. He also holds a Masters in Economics from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Quantitative Economics and Decision Sciences from the University of California at San Diego. Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the Associate Director of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research at the University of California at Davis. Professor Hoch teaches courses in health economics and researches value in health care. He has contributed more than 140 peer-reviewed articles to the scientific literature.
As an award-winning teacher, Professor Hoch has taught Health Economics and Economic Evaluation classes throughout the world, giving over 200 invited presentations in 15 countries. Professor Hoch draws on a rich, international experience developing and leading applied health economics research groups and pursuing research making health economics more useful to decision makers. For example, Professor Hoch was asked to develop and direct the Pharmacoeconomics Research Unit at Cancer Care Ontario, and he was the inaugural Director of the Centre for Excellence in Economic Analysis Research (CLEAR) at St. Michael’s Hospital. Professor Hoch was also the co-Director of the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control (ARCC), a national research center dedicated to cancer research, capacity building and knowledge transfer related to health economics, services, policy and ethics.
Professor Hoch continues to develop research interests related to health economics, health services research and health policy in cancer, mental health, and other health issues affecting poor and vulnerable populations.