Eric Finkelstein

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Eric Finkelstein

Eric Finkelstein

Deputy Director, Associate Professor
Health Services and Systems Research Program
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Associate Professor
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health
National University of Singapore

Associate Research Professor
Global Health Institute
Duke University

Dr. Finkelstein is Associate Professor at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore and the Director of the Lien Centre for Palliative Care. He also holds appointments at NUS School of Public Health and Duke Global Health Institute. His research focuses on the economic causes and consequences of health behaviors, with a primary emphasis on the use of traditional and behavioral economic incentives to influence those behaviors in ways to improve the public’s health. He has published over 100 manuscripts and 2 books in these areas. His primary areas of research concern obesity and its’ correlates although most recently his focus concerns understanding the complicated decisions that revolve around end of life care. His research has been widely cited by both academics and the media and he frequently consults with industry and government on economic issues related to public health.