Research Scientist, Center for Clinical Management Research; Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Dr. Jeff Kullgren is a Research Scientist in the Center for Clinical Management Research at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. He holds an M.D. from Michigan State University and an M.P.H. in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan School of Public Health.The main focus of Dr. Kullgren’s research is identifying innovative and scalable approaches to help patients and clinicians make better decisions, primarily by leveraging insights from behavioral economics. A secondary focus of his research is understanding how consumer-directed health plans and health care price transparency affect patient decisions about use of health care.
Current Research Interests:
- Behavioral economics and health
- Diabetes prevention
- Consumer-directed health care
- Health care price transparency
- Access to care