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423 Guardian Drive
1106 Blockley Hall

Phone: 215-746-7103
Research Area(s): Chronic Disease Management Global Health Obesity & Food Choice

Heather Schofield, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Operations and Information Management, Wharton School

Dr. Schofield is an economist studying development, health, and behavioral economics. Two primary ongoing areas of research include the role of health human capital (nutrition, pain management, adequate sleep) in economic productivity, cognitive function, and decision-making and the role of financial and social incentives in promoting healthy behaviors. Please see Dr. Schofield’s personal webpage for links to recent working papers and publications.