Using Microsimulation Modeling to Predict the Impact of the Affordability Care Act in California
Thursday, February 2, 2012 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
"Using Microsimulation Modeling to Predict the Impact of the Affordability Care Act in California" Dylan Roby, PhD is a full-time adjunct assistant professor and Associate Director
of the MPH Program in Health Policy and Management in the UCLA School of Public Health. Dr. Roby teaches courses related to health care reform, health politics and policy, and health care management.
Over the past three years, Dr. Roby has spent time as the Co-Principal Investigator on two grants from the California Endowment to estimate the impact of health care reform using a microsimulation
modeling techniques. As part of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, Dr. Roby has been an investigator and co-principal investigator on several projects. He is the co-PI on a recently awarded
$2.4 million contract funded through the Blue Shield of California Foundation and the California Medicaid Research Institute to evaluate California’s Low-Income Health Program over the next 3 years.
Dr. Roby was awarded a PhD and MA in Public Policy from the George Washington University, and a BA in Geography from UCLA.