Adrienne “Addi” Faerber is a health outcomes researcher and educator with a focus on improving systems that create and disseminate prescription drug information to physicians and consumers. She studies how the systems of laws, regulations, and policies in the United States shape the actions of pharmaceutical manufacturers and drug information companies. Her work on false and misleading prescription drug advertising on television has been cited by the Food and Drug Administration and discussed in the media. As an educator, Faerber is developing new methods for engaging students in online courses and collaborates with other faculty from The Dartmouth Institute and the Tuck School of Business in the Masters of Health Care Delivery Science (MHCDS) program. She has lectured at Dartmouth College, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School about high drug prices and the case of Sovaldi, a new drug for Hepatitis C. She was the project lead for the PCORI-funded Patient Advisors Course, an online training program for people with vascular diseases to engage in patient-centered outcomes research. She received her training in outcomes research, qualitative methods, and health care policy and received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.
Hoel AW, Faerber AE, Moore KO, Ramkumar N, Brooke BS, Scali ST, Sedrakyan A, Goodney PP
J Vasc Surg|2017 Sep
Goodney PP, Newhall KA, Bekelis K, Gottlieb D, Comi R, Chaudrain S, Faerber AE, Mackenzie TA, Skinner JS
J Am Heart Assoc|2016 Aug 10
Suckow BD, Newhall KA, Bekelis K, Faerber AE, Gottlieb DJ, Skinner JS, Stone DH, Goodney PP
Ann Vasc Surg|2016 Oct
Bekelis K, Gottlieb D, Newhall K, Faerber A, Goodney P
Vasc Endovascular Surg|2016 Mar 8
Faerber AE, Horvath R, Stillman C, O'Connell ML, Hamilton AL, Newhall KA, Likosky DS, Goodney PP
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak|2015 Mar 24
Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy
This course will explore core content areas beginning with exploring commonly used health behavior models (e.g., Evans and Stoddart, Social Ecological Model). Emphasis will be on understanding healthcare delivery systems and the linkages to social and behavioral determinants of health. Students will also receive an introduction to research design and program implementation, basic concepts of supply/demand curves as well as an overview of the health insurance marketplace and healthcare payment models, and an introduction to quality improvement frameworks for improving health and healthcare. Students completing this course will be fluent in health care policy language, the systems that govern payment and service delivery as well as the individual and community factors that impact population health. Students will also have the skills to assess quality and applicability of research for use in practice.