Dr. Justin Blackburn

Dr. Justin Blackburn is an Associate Professor and Director of the PhD Program in the Department of Health Policy and Management of Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health and an Affiliated Scientist at Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis.

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, COVID-19, public health insurance coverage, and measuring health care quality. He has published over 75 peer-reviewed manuscripts in high quality academic journals.