Assistant Scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mariana Socal, MD PhD MS MPP, is an assistant scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Socal’s research focuses on improving pharmaceutical coverage, affordability, and access for older adults and individuals living with chronic conditions.
Dr. Socal reports that through Johns Hopkins University she receives funding from Arnold Ventures and from the ERISA Committee (ERIC) to fund various research projects on drug pricing.
Expert on health care pricing, policy, and management.view profile
Research has focused on economic issues in healthcare.view profile
Written extensively on the pricing, demand, and supply of prescription drugs.view profile
Focused on increasing access to healthcare, with specific attention to reducing prescription drug costs.view profile
Focused on measuring and evaluating population-level use and costs of medications in the USA.view profile
Focused on the economics of mental health and substance abuse care, long term care financing policy, implementation of health reform and disability policy.view profile
Focused on the interaction of intellectual property law, food and drug regulation, and health law.view profile
Focused on the effects of laws and regulations on therapeutic development, approval, use, and related public health outcomes.view profile
Focused on improving pharmaceutical coverage, affordability, and access for older adults and individuals living with chronic conditions.view profile