Kevin Stroupe, PhD
Dr. Stroupe joined the Health Services Research and Development Program at Hines VA Hospital in 1999. He is the Acting Director of CINCCH at Hines VA. In addition, he has an appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL. Dr. Stroupe received his Ph.D. in Economics from Indiana University - Bloomington in June 1998.
Dr. Stroupe’s research interests include the health economics of chronic illness, cost-effectiveness of healthcare treatments, and healthcare policy. He has led or participated in VA and NIH-funded projects to examine the cost-effectiveness of healthcare treatments and health policy. He has examined the cost-effectiveness of surgical interventions for patients with health failure, pharmacy-based patient-management interventions for patients with heart failure and hypertension, and dialysis care options for patients with end stage renal disease. Additionally, he has investigated the impact of changes in health insurance coverage, including prescription drug coverage, on healthcare use across systems of care.