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Dr. Seidler is a convening member of the International Health Economics Association (IHEA) Special Interest Group (SIG) on Teaching Health Economics. She regularly attends and presents at international conferences on teaching health economics and other research around teaching health economics to inform policy.
Dr. Seider has three adult children: two married sons (grand dog and grand cats only, so far), and a daughter who has accepted a position with Teach for America.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Economics, Clark University
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Babson College
Bachelor of Arts (AB) in Mathematics and Economics, Smith College
Elected to Executive Board of the Worcester Economics Club, June 2023
Grants (all as principal investigator):
2023 Kaneb Foundation Faculty Development Grant Presenter at IHEA Congress, University Of Cape Town, South Africa, Presenter: Teaching Health Economics Capacity in Latin American Countries July 2023
2021 and 2022 Kaneb Foundation Faculty Development Grant
Funds to commence research on IHEA project, Teaching Health Economics Capacity in Latin American Countries
2016 Kaneb Foundation Faculty Development Grant
Funded the travel to attend the American Society of Health Economists (ASHecon) biennial conference at the Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania
2015 Co-curricular Grant
Written with students in the Global Business Management Program for the sponsorship of speakers, on-campus activities, and a trip to the New York Stock Exchange
2015 Kaneb Foundation Faculty Development Grant
Covered expenses for attending and speaking at the iHEA 11th Congress held in Milan, Italy
2014 Kaneb Foundation Faculty Development Grant
Funded the travel to attend the American Society of Health Economists (ASHecon) biennial conference at the University of Southern California
Spring, 2014/2015 Kaneb Foundation Faculty Development Grant
Pushed through an undergraduate student trip to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston in view of their Principles of Macroeconomics course
2014 Kaneb Foundation Faculty Development Grant iHEA 10th Congress in Dublin, Ireland
Microeconomics for the Business Manager, second ed., LAD Publishing, 2014. Asadoorian, Malcolm and Seidler, Elizabeth
Seidler, Elizabeth, “Chapter 8: Teaching Health Economics to non-economists.” International Handbook on Teaching Health Economics: Best Practices, edited by Maia Platt and Allen Goodman, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021, pp. 108-122
Van Doorslaer, E. and the OECD Health Equity Research Group. “Chapter 3: Income-Related Inequality in the Use of Medical Care in 21 OECD Countries.” The OECD Health Project Towards High Performing Health Systems, OECD Publishing, Paris, 2004, pp.109-165.
Co-author: Frew E, Platt M, Brown H, et al. Building an international health
Journal Articles economics teaching network, Health Economics, 2018, 27:919922.
Van Doorslaer, E. and the OECD Health Equity Research Group, Inequalities in access to medical care by income in Developed countries, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2006, 174(2):177-83.
Frank Puffer and; Elizabeth Pitney Seidler (2008): The Effect of Managed and Traditional Care Insurance Plans on Horizontal Inequity in Access to Health Care in the United States (working paper).
Teaching Health Economics, Thirty-Third Annual Teaching Economics Conference Sponsored by Robert Morris University and W. W. Norton, Virtual via Google Meet, February 25, 2022.
“Teaching Health Economics to non-Economists” iHEA 11th Congress, Pre-congress presentation, Milan, Italy, July 2015
“Teaching Health Economics to non-Economists” iHEA 10th Congress, pre-congress discussant/organizer, Dublin, Ireland, July 2014
Organizer, Reader, and Collaborator, iHEA 12th Congress, Boston, MA
Partnered with the Executive Board of iHEA and the U.S. and international faculty to organize a day-long, pre-conference session geared to establish Teaching Health Economics (THE) as a critical and established component of future iHEA Congresses, Boston University, 2017
Teaching Health Economics (THE) Special Interest Group (SIG)
Proposed and accepted by the iHEA Executive Committee Spring 2017 to provide a mechanism for developing a global community of health economics educators that would collaborate to promote quality health economics training and create a community of support. Boston University, July 2017
2003 Guest Speaker University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Family Medicine and Preventative Health Fellows Training Program, Worcester, MA
2002 Paper Presenter - “The Effect of Managed and Traditional Care Insurance Plans on Horizontal Inequity in Access to Health Care in the United States” ECuity II Workshop, Rome, Italy