HLSA Seminar Series: Dr. Brendan Saloner, Johns Hopkins Univerisity
Topic: State Benefit Mandates for Autism Services
Presenter: Dr. Brendan Saloner
Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins Univerisity
Dr. Saloner research focuses on the role of health insurance in promoting access to care, financial protection, and wellness. He has worked extensively on the financing, organization, and delivery of mental health and substance use treatment among children, adolescents, and young adults. He is interested in the transformation of public sector behavioral health and primary care health systems under the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Saloner is also interested in applied ethical issues related to equitable health care financing and the design of health insurance. Prior to joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins last year, Dr. Saloner was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, and prior to that he was a doctoral student at Harvard.