Geoffrey Joyce, PhD
Director, Health Policy, USC Schaeffer Center
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics, USC School of Pharmacy
Associate Professor, USC School of Pharmacy
Geoffrey Joyce, PhD is the author of over 90 peer-reviewed articles, reports and book chapters, and his research has been published in leading medical, economic, health policy and statistics journals. Dr. Joyce’s 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 Dr. Joyce have examined the lifetime costs of chronic disease, smoking cessation, the cost-effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy or HIV-infected patients, and differences in medical care utilization and costs under alternative financing arrangements and treatment settings. He recently received an CMS Innovation grant that integrates clinical pharmacy into primary care. His current research is examining the impacts of Medicare Part D, prior authorization policies, and pricing in health care markets. Dr. Joyce’s work has been featured in several major print, television and radio news media outlets.