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Kevin Volpp

Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management

Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics, Leonard Davis Institute

Director, Penn CMU Roybal P30 Center in Behavioral Economics and Health

Research Interests: aetna foundation, aramark, cdc, cvs caremark, discovery (south africa), financial incentives, hewlett foundation, mckinsey, nhlbi, nia, niddk, research interests and funding sources: behavioral economics and health, rwj

Links: CV, Personal Website

  • Elected to Association of American Physicians (AAP), 2012
  • Elected to Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (IOM), 2012
  • Philadelphia Business Journal Innovation Award, 2012
  • 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
  • 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
  • Time Magazine Most Significant Advances in Health 2009 A-Z. Work descibed under "I" for "Incentives", 2009
  • Elected to American Society of Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2008
  • Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award, AcademyHealth, for "exceptional promise for future contributions to health services research", 2007
  • 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
  • John Thompson Award from Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) for outstanding accomplishments in health services research as a junior investigator, 2006
  • Society of General Internal Medicine Outstanding Junior Investigator Award, 2006
  • 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