Eline van den Broek-Altenburg

Assistant Professor, Health Economics, University of Vermont

Dr. van den Broek-Altenburg is Vice-Chair for Population Health Science and Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology at the University of Vermont, Larner College of Medicine. She has a Ph.D. in Health Services Research with cognates in Health Economics and Biostatistics (University of Colorado), a MS in Public Health (Emory University), and a MA in Political Science. Her research is focused on insurance demand modelling and she has extensive experience estimating healthcare spending and has made contributions in further developing standardized quantitative measures to compare health systems and assess health system performance. Her more recent research focuses on patient choice and modelling demand using advanced econometric models and machine learning. She is particularly interested in value-based healthcare from the patient perspective, consumer decisions in health insurance markets, and the effects of decisions and policy reforms on healthcare expenditures. 

In 2005, Dr. van den Broek-Altenburg founded a research institute in The Hague and served as its director until 2012, in charge of its research agenda and winning grants from public and private organizations. Between 2003 and 2012, she also worked as a health policy fellow with think tanks in the U.S. and Europe; she has been a health policy adviser in the Dutch and European Parliaments; and she worked as an investigative journalist. In 2012, she went back to academia and has since won several awards and grants for her research.

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