Effective December 1, Seth Seabury, PhD has joined the faculty of the USC School of Pharmacy as associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics. Please join me in welcoming him to the USC School of Pharmacy. Additionally, starting January 1, 2019, he will serve as director of graduate studies for the pharmaceutical economics and policy program.
Dr. Seabury, who since 2016 has served as the director of the Keck-Schaeffer Initiative for Population Health at the USC Schaeffer Center and associate professor of ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, brings a wealth of experience to the USC School of Pharmacy. His work examines the impact of legal and regulatory policy on healthcare delivery and patient outcomes, with a particular focus on at-risk and underserved populations. His research has been published in leading medical and health policy journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association, and featured in major media outlets. He has been funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the National Institute on Aging, the California Department of Industrial Relations and the U.S. Department of Labor. He has served as a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance and an associate editor of the International Review of Law and Economics.
Prior to coming to USC in 2013, Dr. Seabury was a senior economist and associate director of the Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace at the RAND Corporation and professor of economics at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He completed his PhD in economics at Columbia University.