HomeAboutFaculty DirectoryFINKELSTEIN, Eric Andrew



  • Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Joint)
  • Executive Director in Lien Centre for Palliative Care (Primary)
  • Professor in the Health Services Research Program at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore (Primary)

Research Areas:

  • Economic incentives
  • Behavioral economics
  • Economics of obesity
  • End of life

Teaching Areas

  • Health Economics

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • B.A. (1991), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • M.A. (1996), University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Ph.D. (1998), University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • M.H.A. (1999), University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):

  • Health Affairs most read paper 2009
  • RTI Highly Published Author Award, 2007
  • RTI Early Career Author Award, 2006

Career History:

  • Senior Health Economist, RTI International (1999-2006)
  • Director, Public Health Economics Program, RTI International (2006-2007)
  • Research Fellow, University of North Carolina, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, (2008-2012)
  • Deputy Director, Duke-NUS Program in Health Services and System, (2009-2012) 

Administrative Leadership:

  • Director, Lien Centre for Palliative Care

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Provide consulting services to major Pharma and Medical Device Corporations and Several Ministries in Singapore

Selected Publications:

  • Dong, D., Sung, C., & Finkelstein, E.A. (2012). Neurology, 79(12),1259-1267
  • Jakicic, J.M., Tate, D.F., Lang, W., Davis, K.K., Polzien, K., Rickman, A.D., Erickson K., Neiberg R.H., Finkelstein, E.A. (2012).Journal of the American Medical Association, 307(24), 2617-2626
  • Finkelstein E.A., Zhen C., Bilger M., Nonnemaker J., Farooqui M.A., Todd J.E. (2013) , Journal of Health Economics, 32(1):219-239.
Tel (65) 6516 2338
Fax (65) 6534 8632
Email eric.finkelstein@duke-nus.edu.sg


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