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Adele Kirk

AKirk

Assistant Professor, Public Policy
akirk@umbc.edu
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Education
Ph.D., School of Public Health, UCLA
Master’s in Health Administration, University of Ottawa, Ontario
A.B., Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College

Research Interests
Health economics, labor economics, and quantitative methods; private health insurance markets; the relationship between socioeconomic status and health; work disability

Recent Publications
“Disparities in access to health care among middle-aged and older adults with disabilities” with Nancy Miller, Michael Kaiser and Lukas Glos. Journal of Aging & Social Policy (2014, Vol. 24, No. 2).

“The relation between health insurance and health care disparities among adults with disabilities” with Nancy Miller, Michael Kaiser and Lukas Glos. American Journal of Public Health (2014, Vol.104, No. 3).

“Effects of Gender, Disability, and Age in the Receipt of Preventive Services” with Nancy A. Miller, Brandy Alston, and Lukas Glos. The Gerontologist 54 (2014).

Experience and Honors

  • AcademyHealth/NCHS Health Policy Fellow, National Center for Health Statistics
  • Senior Associate, Academy Health (formerly Alpha Center)