Milton Weinstein

Research Professor of Health Policy and Management

Department of Health Policy and Management

Department of Biostatistics

Research

Milton C. Weinstein, Ph.D., is the Henry J. Kaiser Research Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  He is best known for his research on cost-effectiveness of medical practices and for developing methods of economic evaluation and decision analysis in health care.  He is a co-developer of the CEPAC (Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing AIDS Complications) computer simulation model, and has conducted studies on prevention and treatment of HIV infections.  He was the co-developer of the Coronary Heart Disease Policy Model, which has been used to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of cardiovascular prevention and treatment.  He is an author of four books: Decision Making in Health and Medicine: Integrating Evidence and Values; Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, the report of the Panel of Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine; Clinical Decision Analysis; and Hypertension: A Policy Perspective.  He has also published more than 350 papers in peer-reviewed medical, public health, and economics journals.  He is a consultant with Precision Xtract and Quadrant Health Economics.  He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, and a recipient of the Award for Career Achievement from the Society for Medical Decision Making and the Avedis Donabedian Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.  Dr. Weinstein received his A.B. and A.M. in Applied Mathematics (1970), his M.P.P. (1972), and his Ph.D. in Public Policy (1973) from Harvard University.

 

Education

A.B., A. M., 1970, Harvard University (summa cum laude, applied mathematics)
M.P.P., 1972, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Ph.D., 1973, Harvard University