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Seth Seabury, Phd

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About Seth

Dr. Seabury, an associate professor of Ophthalmology and director of the Keck-Schaeffer Initiative for Population Health at the University of Southern California, has broad research interests within health policy and law. Much of his work focuses on how medical treatment, healthcare costs, and patient outcomes are affected by legal and regulatory policy.

He has testified on this subject before the US House of Representatives, and his work on medical malpractice has been published in leading medical and health policy journals and featured in major media outlets including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. His work documenting the earnings losses experienced by disabled workers has been used to help transform workers’ compensation policy in California.

His research 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.

PhD, Economics, Columbia University
BA, Economics, Kenyon College