Amanda Kowalski is the Gail Wilensky Professor of Economics and Public Policy, a joint appointment between the Ford School and the Department of Economics. A health economist, she specializes in bringing together theoretical models and econometric techniques to answer questions that inform current debates in health policy. Her recent research advances methods to analyze experiments and clinical trials with the goal of designing policies to target insurance expansions and medical treatments to individuals who will benefit from them the most. Kowalski has been honored with a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation and the Yale Arthur Greer Memorial Prize. Her research has received the HCUP Outstanding Article of the Year Award, the Garfield Economic Impact Award, the NIH Care Management Research Award, and the Zellner Thesis Award. Kowalski has been published in the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Health Economics, and the Journal of Public Economics, as well as The New York Times, NPR, and The Wall Street Journal. She holds a PhD in economics from MIT and an AB in economics from Harvard.