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  • Carla_ZemaCarla L. Zema, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    Aurelius Hall, Room 304

    Expertise: Economics, Health Services Research, Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research


    • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health 
    • B.S., Saint Vincent College

    Courses Taught

    • EC 101 Principles of Microeconomics 
    • HSL 551 U.S. Health Care Systems 
    • HSL 565 Health Care Economics and Policy 
    • HSL 650 Directed Research

    A Short Biography

    Prior to joining SVC, Dr. Zema conducted health care quality and outcomes research for a variety of organizations. She most recently was Associate Director in Health Economics and Outcomes Research at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. She has also served as the Director of Cardiac and Critical Care Medicine at the Pittsburgh Regional Healthcare Initiative and as a Kerr White Visiting Scholar with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.