Timothy Brown is the BCHT Associate Director for Research and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his doctorate in Health Services and Policy Analysis, with a specialization in health economics, from the University of California at Berkeley.
At Berkeley, Dr. Brown teaches analytic methods for health policy and management focusing on econometrics, experimental and quasi-experimental design, and surveys. He has published over 25 papers in scientific and policy journals such as Health Services Research, Health Economics, The Archives of Internal Medicine, Social Science & Medicine, and the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Brown's current research at BCHT focuses on cost sharing with regard to the use of specialty drugs and hospital efficiency with regard to the use of medical devices. Dr. Brown manages the research staff and day-to-day research work at BCHT.