Alumna Julie Shi coauthor on finalist paper in NIHCM Foundation’s Annual Health Care Research Award

Recent graduate Julie Shi (PhD ’13) coauthored a paper that was selected as a finalist for NIHCM Foundation’s 20th Annual Health Care Research Award competition. The competition evaluated over 110 high-quality submissions for the awards, representing the best health care research published in 2013. The paper was written while Julie was still working on her BU Ph.D. dissertation.

Five finalists were selected, and links to the full papers or abstracts are available at

 Thomas G. McGuire, Jacob Glazer, Joseph P. Newhouse, Sharon-Lise Normand, Julie Shi, Anna D. Sinaiko, Samuel Zuvekas. “Integrating Risk Adjustment and Enrollee Premiums in Health Plan Payment.” Journal of Health Economics, December 2013.

The winning article will be selected by a panel of health care experts: Laurence C. Baker, Stanford University; William Custer, Georgia State University; Vicky Gregg, Consultant;
Jonathan Gruber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (recused); Marion Ein Lewin, Consultant; Joseph P. Newhouse, Harvard University (recused); Mark Pauly, University of Pennsylvania; and Gail R. Wilensky, Project HOPE.