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James D. Chambers, PhD, MPharm, MSc


Overview

Research Interests Cost-effectiveness evidence in the US health care system, maintaining the Tufts Medical Center Medicare National Coverage Decisions (NCD) database
Training + Education Brunel University
Gender Male

Honors + Awards

Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Doctoral Research from Brunel University for PhD research.

Publications + National Presentations

Biography

James D. Chambers, PhD, MPharm, MSc, is an Assistant Professor at the Tufts Medical Center Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies. He leads and works on projects associated with the use of cost-effectiveness evidence in the US health care system. Dr. Chambers also helps maintain the Tufts Medical Center Medicare National Coverage Decisions (NCD) database.

Dr. Chambers graduated from Queens University in Belfast with an MPharm degree and previously worked as a pharmacist in the UK and Ireland. He also obtained an MSc from the University of York and PhD from Brunel University, both in Health Economics. His research interests include what factors influence Medicare coverage decisions and the use, and potential value, of cost-effectiveness in the U.S. health care system.

News, Media + Videos

Clinical care equipment at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Researchers examine medicare decisions on coverage of medical technology.

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Contact Information

Phone: 617-636-8882

Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies
Tufts Medical Center
35 Kneeland Street, 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02111