Jay Bhattacharya, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor at the Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Health Policy (formerly in the Department of Medicine) and a fellow at Hillsdale College’s Academy for Science and Freedom. He also directs the Center for Economics and Demography of Health and Aging at Stanford University. Dr. Bhattacharya’s research currently focuses on the epidemiology of COVID-19, including the lethality of COVID-19 infection and effects of lockdown policies. He is the coauthor of the Great Barrington Declaration, which outlines a return to traditional public health principles for managing pandemics. Over his career, Dr. Bhattacharya has published over 150 articles in top peer-reviewed scientific journals in medicine, economics, health policy, epidemiology, statistics, law, and public health, infectious disease epidemiology, and pediatrics, among other fields. Dr. Bhattacharya is the author of a top-selling textbook, “Health Economics,” which is used to teach undergraduate and graduate students worldwide.
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