HPM Faculty and Staff


Kenneth E. Thorpe, PhD  

Updated: 03/18/2011    [update]
Professor and Chair (Graduate Faculty)

Robert W. Woodruff Professor

Department of:
Health Policy and Management

Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University
tel: (404) 727-3373
fax: (404) 727-9198

BA, 1978, University of Michigan
MA, 1980, Duke University
PhD, 1985, Rand Graduate Institute
Courses Taught:
HPM 501: Pub Hlth & Hlth Resource Alloc
HPM 720R: Doctoral Sem. in Health Policy
Selected Publications:
Thorpe, K. E
The Medical Malpractice Crisis: Recent Trends and the Impact of State Tort Reforms
Health Affairs
, 2004.
Thorpe, K. E
., and Howard, D.
Health Insurance and Health Care Spending Among Cancer Patients
Health Affairs
, 2003.
Thorpe, K. E
., and Atherly, A.
Medicare+Choice Program: It's Current Role and Near Term Prospects
Health Affairs,
, 2002.
Thorpe, K. E
Health Insurance Among Children: The Role of Expanded Medicaid
, Winter: 1999.
Thorpe, K. E
Market Incentives, Plan Choice and Price Increases
Health Affairs
, 18(6): 194-202 , 1999.
Link to this page: http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/KTHORPE