Meet the Faculty: Pinar Karaca-Mandic

Associate Professor Pinar Karaca-Mandic teaches healthcare marketplace and healthcare finance through the Medical Industry Leadership Institute. Her research examines health insurance benefit design, healthcare regulations, insurance markets, pharmaceutical use, and medical technology diffusion. She has been a principal investigator on projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Karaca-Mandic is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and represents the University of Minnesota on the Health Care Cost Institute’s Academic Advisory Panel. Before joining the Carlson School, she was an associate professor at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. She holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA from Swarthmore College.

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