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Jonathan Alpern

Jonathan Alpern, MD

Staff Physician, Infectious Diseases Section, Minneapolis VA
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
MD Virginia Commonwealth University
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Research Interests
I am interested in ethical issues within US health care, with a focus on the high cost of generic drugs, the underlying drivers, and its impact on affordability and access to care. I study factors that contribute to the high cost of anti-infective medicines, its implications for vulnerable populations, and policies that improve access to essential medicines.
Full bibliography on PubMed
VA Research Topics
Health Equity; Health Care Delivery
MeSH Key Words
Drug Costs; Health Expenditures
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