Faculty Awards


  • Matthew Grennan, NSF Grant "Empirical Analysis of Business-to-Business Bargaining: Evidence from Hospital Input Markets" (Co-PI with Ashley Swanson), 2016-2019


  • Jeffrey H. Silber, Nancy Abramson Wolfson Endowed Chair of Health Services Research, 2013
  • Ashley Swanson, Faculty Affiliate, Wharton Public Policy Initiative, University of Pennsylvania, 2013


  • Kevin Volpp, Elected to Association of American Physicians (AAP), 2012
  • Kevin Volpp, Elected to Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (IOM), 2012
  • Kevin Volpp, Philadelphia Business Journal Innovation Award, 2012
  • Mark V. Pauly, Victor R, Fuchs Lifetime Achievement Award from ASHEcon, 2012
  • Mark V. Pauly, William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research from the Baxter International Foundation and the Association of University Programs in Health Administration, 2012
  • Mark V. Pauly, University of Pennsylvania Provost's Award for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring, 2011-2012
  • Patricia M. Danzon, Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award, 2012
  • John Glaser, MBA: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011-2012
  • Doug Present, MBA: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011-2012
  • John Whitman, MBA: Excellence in Teaching Award, 2011-2012
  • Mark V. Pauly,  President of the American Society of Health Economics, 2012
  • Ashley Swanson, Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2012



  • Kevin Volpp, British Medical Journal Group Awards for "Translating Research into Practice" for work on Financial Incentives and Smoking Cessation implemented by General Electric nationally for 152,000 employees January, 2010
  • Kevin Volpp, Society of General Internal Medicine Outstanding Research Paper of the Year for Volpp KG, Troxel AB, Pauly MV, et al. New England Journal of Medicine; 2009; 360:699-709, 2010


  • Kevin Volpp, Time Magazine Most Significant Advances in Health 2009 A-Z. Work descibed under "I" for "Incentives", 2009


  • Kevin Volpp, Elected to American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2008


  • Jeffrey H. Silber, AcademyHealth Abstract-of-the-Year, 2007
  • Kevin Volpp, Best Paper Award - AcademyHealth Annual R esearch Meeting (with A Rosen, P Romano, P Rosenbaum, J Silber) - "Impact of ACGME Duty Hours on Mortality Among Patients in VA Hospitals" - one of three highest rated abstracts our of about 1700 submitted., 2007
  • Kevin Volpp, Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award, AcademyHealth, for "exceptional promise for future contributions to health services research", 2007
  • Mark V. Pauly, John M. Eisenberg Excellence in Mentorship Award from the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, 2007
  • Mark V. Pauly, Distinguished Investigator Award from AcademyHealth, 2007
  • Mark V. Pauly, National Institute of Health Care Management Foundation's Research Award (with M. Kate Bundorf) for "Is Health Insurance Affordable for the Uninsured?" (Journal of Health Economics 2006), 2007
  • Ashley Swanson, Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2007
  • Ashley Swanson, Ida M. Green Fellowship, 2007-2008
  • Ashley Swanson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Presidential Fellowship, 2007-2009


  • Kevin Volpp, Society of General Internal Medicine Outstanding Junior Investigator Award, 2006
  • Kevin Volpp, John Thompson Award from Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) for outstanding accomplishments in health services research as a junior investigator, 2006
  • Mark V. Pauly, Spencer Kimball Article Award (with Howard Kunreuther) from the Journal of Insurance Regulation for, 2006


  • Kevin Volpp, Presidential Award for Early Career Scientistis and Engineers (PECASE) - recognized at White House by President Bush with highest honor given by US government for early career scientists, 2005
  • Ashley Swanson, National Merit Scholarship, 2001-2005
  • Ashley Swanson, University of Chicago Student Marshal, 2004
  • Ashley Swanson, Phi Beta Kappa, 2004
  • Ashley Swanson, D. Gale Johnson Memorial Award for honors thesis in Economics, 2005


  • Jeffrey H. Silber, The Hummeler Research Prize (Article-of-the-Year), Joseph Stokes, Jr. Research Institute, 2003
  • Jeffrey H. Silber, AcademyHealth (formerly Association for Health Services Research) Article-of-the-Year, 2003




  • Patricia M. Danzon, American Risk and Insurance Association, Award for Outstanding Article, for “Alternative Liability Regimes for Medical Injuries: Evidence from Simulation Analysis," August, 1995


  • Patricia M. Danzon, American Association of Risk and Insurance, Award for Outstanding Article, for “Compensation for Occupational Disease: Evaluating the Options,” Journal of Risk and Insurance, June, 1987
  • Patricia M. Danzon, American Risk and Insurance Association, Elizur Wright Award, for Medical Malpractice: Theory, Evidence and Public Policy, June, 1987