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Dr. Justin Blackburn is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. He holds an MPH in epidemiology from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health and a PhD in epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. Before joining the Fairbanks School of Public Health, Dr. Blackburn was an assistant professor of outcomes research in the Department of Health Care Organization & Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Blackburn's research primarily involves leveraging large administrative data sets to evaluate public health policy and outcomes at the state, local, and national level. He is a frequent collaborator with state and local public health agencies, and has applied methodologically innovative approaches to evaluate important public health topics including dental health services and outcomes, long-term care policy and outcomes, Medicaid and CHIP coverage, and measuring health care quality. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts in high quality academic journals.