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Kimberly MacPherson

Academic Coordinator
Associate Director, Health Management
Graduate Program in Health Management
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: By appointment, F441
Personal Homepage: http://sph.berkeley.edu/kimberly-macpherson
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


MPH, University of California, Berkeley, 1994, Health Policy & Management
MBA, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, 1994
BA, University of California, Davis, 1988, Psychology and Organizational Studies

Positions Held

At Haas since 2013

2013 Рpresent, Associate Director Health Management, University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business
2008 – present, Co-Director of Berkeley Center for Healthy Technology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health
2006 – present, Professor, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health

External Service and Assignments

  • Fiduciary Board of Trustee for St. Francis Memorial Hospital, San Francisco

Current Research and Interests

  • Health Care Reform and Market Response
  • Digital Health and Emerging Innovation
  • Policy and Management of Biomedical Innovation
  • End of Life/Advanced Care Planning

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “Payers Test Reference Pricing and Centers of Excellence to Steer Patients to Low-Price and High-Quality Providers” with James Robinson.¬†Health Affairs. (September 2012)


  • PH 223D: Foundation of Health Policy and Management
  • PH 223E: Capstone Course in Health Policy and Management
  • PH 223F: Effective Public Health Negotiations
  • PH 227A: Health Care Finance
  • PH 297: PH Field Study

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