Lindsay Sabik, PhD

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management

Dr. Lindsay Sabik is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, a Member of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, and Director of the Workgroup on Cancer Health Services Research within the Health Policy Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Sabik is a health economist and health services researcher focused on investigating the role of state and federal policies in affecting healthcare access, utilization, and health outcomes among low-income populations, with a particular focus on cancer care. Recent projects examining the role of state health policy in access to cancer screening, timely diagnosis, and treatment for underserved groups have been funded by the National Cancer Institute, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the American Cancer Society. Dr. Sabik has also served as an investigator on a number of foundation-funded projects evaluating Medicaid policies and programs at the state and national levels and investigating issues related to the role of the healthcare safety net. She has a record of peer-reviewed publication in leading medical, economics, health policy, and health services journals. She is a member of AcademyHealth, the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, the American Society of Health Economists,  the International Health Economics Association, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Education and Training

2010 | Harvard University, Cambridge, MA | PhD, Health Policy  (Concentration: Economics)
2003 | Kenyon College, Gambier, OH | BA, Mathematics and Philosoph

Achievements and Awards

Blick Scholar (Awarded to outstanding junior faculty in Health Sciences), VCU (2015-2019)
Outstanding Teacher Award in Healthcare Policy and Research, VCU School of Medicine (2014)
AcademyHealth, Most Outstanding Abstract in Disparities Theme Category (2012) 
VCU Cancer Prevention and Control Fellowship (2011-2013) 
Harvard University Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2009-2010)
Derek Bok Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Harvard University (2008)
Recipient, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2006)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Predoctoral Training Grant (2005-2006)
Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (2005)
Early Election, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta of Ohio Chapter (2002)
Kenyon College Solomon R.S. Kasper Prize in Mathematics (2003)
Kenyon College Franklin Miller Award for ethics paper (April 2002)
Kenyon College Honor Scholar (1999)