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Troy Quast, PhD

Troy Quast, PhD


Contact Info

  • Office: CPH 2139
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  • Academic Phone: 8139746730
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  • PhD, Economics, University of Florida, 2006
  • MS, Economics, University of Texas, 1999
  • BS, Economics, George Washington University, 1995




  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy


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.