Matthew Maciejewski PhD


Core Faculty

Matthew Maciejewski, PhD



PhD, University of Minnesota

Matt Maciejewski, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences. He is also a Research Career Scientist and Director of the Health Economics and Policy Unit in the Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care at the Durham VA Medical Center. Matt also holds Adjunct Professor appointments in the Schools of Public Health and Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

He has research interests in four areas:

1) evaluation of surgical and behavioral interventions for the management of obesity and cardiometabolic conditions
2) evaluation of cost-sharing changes on demand for medications and health services
3) analysis of health care utilization and expenditures in experimental and quasi-experimental studies
4) methods for addressing unobserved confounding in observational studies.

Matt has received funding from NIDA, CMS, AHRQ, VA HSR&D, and the RWJ Foundation. He has published over 190 papers in peer-reviewed journals such as JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, JAMA Surgery, Annals of Internal Medicine, Health Economics, Medical Care, Health Services Research, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology and Diabetes Care.

Areas of expertise: Health Services Research, Health Economics, Health Policy, Multimorbidity

Wang V, Coffman CJ, Sanders LL, Hoffman A, Sloan CE, Lee S-YD, et al. Comparing Mortality of Peritoneal and Hemodialysis Patients in an Era of Medicare Payment Reform. Med Care. 2021 Feb 1;59(2):155–62.

Maciejewski ML, Zepel L, Hale SL, Wang V, Diamantidis CJ, Blaz JW, et al. Opioid Prescribing in the 2016 Medicare Fee-for-Service Population. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 Feb;69(2):485–93.

Min L, Ha J-K, Aubert CE, Hofer TP, Sussman JB, Langa KM, et al. A Method to Quantify Mean Hypertension Treatment Daily Dose Intensity Using Health Care System Data. Jama Netw Open. 2021 Jan 4;4(1):e2034059.