Chunling Lu

Chunling Lu

Chunling Lu

Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Research Economist in the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham & Women's Hospital
Her research focuses on providing rigorous scientific evidence for designing health care financing strategies that will effectively improve health outcomes for disadvantaged populations. Currently, Dr. Lu is engaged in four general research areas: 1) tracking, measuring, and analyzing national and global funding sources for health; 2) evaluating the impact of DAH on health systems strengthening and population health in resource-poor settings; 3) assessing the effects of social health insurance programs on access to care and catastrophic health spending; and 4) examining the quality of existing data and developing survey instruments and measurement methods that facilitate efficient data collection and cross-country comparative analysis.