Health economics postdoc Derek Jenkins

Derek Jenkins

Postdoctoral Scholar in Health Economics


Derek Jenkins is a postdoctoral scholar in health economics at the Baker Institute. Jenkins previously taught introductory microeconomics at the undergraduate level. He also served as a graduate research assistant analyzing the negative health effects of the Flint water crisis. His dissertation research focuses on the utilization of low value diagnostic imaging procedures in emergency departments.

Jenkins received his B.S in economics from John Carroll University and his Ph.D. in economics from Wayne State University.  

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