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About Arlene S. Ash

Arlene S. Ash, PhD, is Professor and Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Health Services Research, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is a methods expert on risk adjustment in health services research. Dr. Ash has pioneered tools for using administrative data to monitor and manage health care delivery systems, including those now relied upon by the US Medicare program. In 1996, she co-founded DxCG, Inc., a company with over 350 national and international clients to promote “fair and efficient health care” via predictive software. DxCG is now the science division of Verisk Health, where Dr. Ash provides regular consulting. Many of her more than 150 research publications reflect her long-standing interests in women’s health; gender, age and racial disparities; and, quality, equity and efficiency in health care financing and delivery. She is also actively involved in improving US electoral integrity.

Positions

Present Co-Director, Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design, University of Massachusetts Medical School UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science
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Present Adjunct Research Professor, Boston University
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Present Professor and Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Health Services Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2012)
  • Recipient of Medical Care’s Exceptional Reviewer Award (2010)
  • American Statistical Association Section on Health Policy and Statistics’s Long-Term Excellence Award (2010)
  • AcademyHealth’s annual HSR Impact Award for “Risk-Based Predictive Modeling (2008)
  • Award winner (for statistics in industry) from the Statistics Section of the American Public Health Association (2003)
  • Aetna Susan B. Anthony Award for Excellence in Research on Older Women and Public Health from the Geriatrics Section of the American Public Health Association (2002)
  • Statistician of the Year. Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association (1999)


Contact Information

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences
55 Lake Avenue North, AC7-071
Worcester, MA 01655
Phone: 508-856-8922


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