Taylor Schwartz, MPH

Adjunct Faculty

Taylor Schwartz works as a senior research scientist at Precision Health Economics, where he conducts health policy and health economics research focused on health policy analysis and valuing the impact of medical innovation.

His areas of expertise include epidemiological methods, survey research methods, estimating the value of innovative health technologies and examining the impact of policy changes on innovation and population health.

Earlier in his career, he worked at Tufts University School of Medicine and performed research on chronic and infectious disease, substance misuse, adolescent risk behaviors and mental health.

He has held past adjunct appointments at San Francisco State University in the Health Education Department, University of San Francisco in the Politics Department, San Jose State University and University of New England. During these appointments, Schwartz taught a variety of classes, including epidemiology, health policy and research methods.

Schwartz’s research interests include the value of medical innovation, the impact of policy changes on population health and innovation. His research has been presented at:

  • ObesityWeek
  • International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes’ annual international conference
  • Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
  • Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting
  • Society for Melanoma Research Congress

His work also has been published in The American Journal of Managed Care, Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs and Value in Health.

Schwartz received a bachelor’s degree in community health and American studies from Tufts University in 2013. He also received a Master of Public Health in epidemiology and biostatistics from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2014.

He teaches SPHG 712 – Methods and Measures.