Seth Seabury, Ph.D.

Seth Seabury, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology;
Director, Keck-Schaeffer Initiative for Population Health


Phone: 213-821-8190

Seth Seabury, PhD, is director of the Keck-Schaeffer Initiative for Population Health at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics at USC, and associate professor of ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. His work examines the impact of legal and regulatory policy on healthcare delivery and patient outcomes, with a particular focus on at-risk and underserved populations. His research has been published in leading medical and health policy journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of the American Medical Association, and featured in major media outlets. He has been funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the National Institute on Aging, the California Department of Industrial Relations and the US Department of Labor.

Seabury is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance and an associate editor of the International Review of Law and Economics. Prior to coming to USC, Seabury was a senior economist and associate director of the Center for Health and Safety in the Workplace at the RAND Corporation and professor of economics at the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

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