Kimberley Geissler

Assistant professor of health policy and management

Health economics, health insurance, empirical methods, physician referrals, access to care

Phone: (o) 413/577-4353

Email: kgeissler@umass.edu

Kimberly Geissler is an assistant professor of health policy and management specializing in health economics, health insurance, empirical methods, physician referrals and access to care. Her research uses large datasets and advanced empirical methods to explore factors affecting access to high-quality health care. Her current work focuses on physician referrals and coordination of care measured using health insurance claims data. She also uses economic modeling and network science to examine the effects of organizational structure and hospital mergers and acquisitions on physician referral patterns.