Geoffrey Joyce is director of health policy at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, an associate professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics at the USC School of Pharmacy, and research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Joyce is the author of more than 90 peer-reviewed articles, reports and book chapters, and his research has been published in leading medical, economic, health policy and statistics journals. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, U.S. News & World Report, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, National Public Radio and other media.
His research focuses on the costs of medical care and the role of insurance. He published a series of studies in JAMA examining the impact of alternative pharmacy benefit designs on prescription drug utilization and spending. Other studies by Joyce have examined the lifetime costs of chronic disease, smoking cessation, the cost-effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected patients, and differences in medical care utilization and costs under alternative financing arrangements and treatment settings. He received a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation grant that integrates clinical pharmacy into primary care.