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Associate Research Professor

Jeromie Ballreich, PhD '17, MHS '12, is a health economist who focuses on leading research in areas of pharmaceutical policy and economic evaluations.

Contact Info

624 N. Broadway

Research Interests

pharmacoeconomics; pharmaceutical policy; cost-effectiveness analysis; economic evaluation; HEOR; traumatic injured population; high cost high needs; health economics
Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Lafayette College
Dr. Ballreich is a health economist specializing in three main areas: pharmaceutical economics and policy; economic evaluations alongside clinical studies; and high-cost/high-needs patient populations with a focus on trauma. In the pharmaceutical economics and policy space, Dr. Ballreich has been involved in a number of major U.S. policy discussions with key stakeholders including Congress, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services, and industry. He has conducted several economic evaluations ranging from cancer medications to pediatric audiology screening. His work on high-cost/high needs patients builds up on his health economics training and personal perspective as a quadriplegic. His peer-reviewed work has been published in New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, American Journal of Managed Care, and other academic journals. He has been an invited workshop participant and presenter at the National Academy of Medicine, International Society of Pharmacoeconmics and Outcomes Research annual meeting, and other professional societies.

His work is currently split the Johns Hopkins Drug Access and Affordability Initiative (JHDAAI) and the directorship of the Masters in Health Economics and Outcomes Research program at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Honors & Awards
The June Culley Scholarship in Health Policy and Management Doctoral Award (2016)
The Jayne Koskinas Ted Giovanis Foundation for Health and Policy Dissertation Support Grant (2015)
NRSA-HSR&P Training Grant in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (2012-2015)
Excel Scholar, Lafayette College (2010)
Select Publications
Selected publications from the last 5 years.
  • Ballreich, J. M., Gross, C. P., Powe, N. R., & Anderson, G. F. (2021). Allocation of National Institutes of Health funding by disease category in 2008 and 2019. JAMA network open, 4(1), e2034890-e2034890.
  • Ballreich, J., Socal, M., Bennett, C. L., Schoen, M. W., Trujillo, A., Xuan, A., & Anderson, G. (2022). Medicare Spending on Drugs With Accelerated Approval. Annals of Internal Medicine.
  • Ballreich, J., Mansour, O., Hu, E., Chingcuanco, F., Pollack, H. A., Dowdy, D. W., & Alexander, G. C. (2020). Modeling mitigation strategies to reduce opioid-related morbidity and mortality in the US. JAMA network open, 3(11), e2023677-e2023677.
  • Ballreich, J., Levengood, T., & Conti, R. M. (2022). Opportunities and Challenges of Generic Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Drugs for HIV. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 50(S1), 32-39.