Tara Lavelle, PhD

New England CEPAC Members

Assistant Professor | Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center

Tara A. Lavelle is an Assistant Professor in the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at Tufts Medical Center.  Dr. Lavelle has investigated the cost-effectiveness of a range of health interventions, including vaccines, medical devices, genomic sequencing, and pharmaceuticals.   Dr. Lavelle is recognized for her expertise in investigating the preferences of patients, caregivers, and other stakeholders in the health care decision making process and incorporating these values into cost-effectiveness evaluations. Dr. Lavelle earned her PhD in Health Policy with a concentration in Decision Science from Harvard University and was previously a postdoctoral research fellow in the Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Michigan.