(BLOOMINGTON) – Kosali Simon has been named Indiana University Bloomington’s first associate vice provost for health sciences.
Kosali Simon. Photo by Chris Meyer, Indiana University
Kosali Simon, a nationally known health economist, has spent the past several years researching the impact of health insurance reform on health care and labor market outcomes, and the causes and consequences of the opioid crisis. Now, the Herman B Wells Endowed Professor at the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs is taking on an additional, newly created role as associate vice provost for health sciences.
In this position, she will work with David Daleke, vice provost for graduate education and health sciences and associate dean of the University Graduate School, to encourage and foster health sciences and health services research at IU Bloomington, leveraging campus strengths in the social sciences and big data research.
Simon is also an adjunct professor in the economics department of the Kelley School of Business, affiliated faculty in the Data Science program and an affiliated scientist at the Regenstrief Institute.