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Rob Penfold

Affiliate Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

Senior Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

206-287-2232 | robert.b.penfold@kp.org

1730 Minor Ave. Suite 1600, Seattle, WA, WA 98101

Research Interests

Pediatric mental health; Medicaid utilization; comparative effectiveness of psychotropic medications; impact of high-deductible health plan enrollment on utilization; cost benefit of mental health treatments; geographic disparities in access and utilization of mental health services


PhD Geography, University of Toronto (Canada), 2004
MA Geography, University of Waterloo (Canada), 1997
BA Geography, University of Waterloo (Canada), 1995

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