Troy Quast, PhD
Education & History
Came to USF
BS George Washington University, 1995
MS University of Texas, 1999
PhD University of Florida, 2006
Dr. Quast is an economist who received his doctorate in Economics from the University of Florida and his Master’s degree in Economics from The University of Texas. His research interests include the impact of economic conditions on health status, Medicaid policy, and the impact of natural disasters on health status and the utilization of health services. He has been awarded research funding by the National Institutes of Health to examine the treatment of children displaced after Hurricane Katrina and has an interest in using large data sets for analysis of population health issues.