Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs
PhD, Health Services Organization and Policy (Economics Cognate)
Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
Jun Li joined the Public Administration
and International Affairs department in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and
Public Affairs as a tenure-track assistant professor in fall 2020. At Syracuse
University, Li teaches classes in health policy and health economics including
The Changing American Health Care System.
Li’s research aims to improve the
quality of care provided by the US health care system. A large part of her
research tries to understand the consequences of Medicare payment incentives.
Recently, she has investigated Medicare’s performance-based contracts with
hospitals and home health care providers, and how these incentives affect their
behavior. Li has also investigated the role of health care report cards on
patients’ use of services.
research has been supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Additionally,
she has received funding from the Rackham Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, the Walter
J. McNerney Award, and the Collaborative Doctoral Scholars Program from the Institute
for Healthcare Policy and Innovation at the University of Michigan.
Li earned her PhD in Health Services
Organization and Policy from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in 2020, MSPH
in Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2012,
and BA in Studio Arts from Carleton College in 2010.