Cyrus Kosar

Cyrus Kosar, PhD is a health services researcher and assistant professor at the Brown University School of Public Health. Dr. Kosar’s research broadly focuses on understanding variation in acute, post-acute, and long-term care utilization, quality, and outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries. His current work focuses on the selection and outcomes of nursing home care for individuals with dementia, the role of advanced practicing clinicians in end-of-life outcomes, and the role of Medicare Advantage in the changing landscape of post-acute and long-term care service delivery.

Dr. Kosar earned a PhD in Health Services Research with a concentration in Health Economics from the Brown University School of Public Health in 2021, and an BA in Economics from Boston University in 2009. Prior to his doctoral training, he worked as a statistician at Hebrew SeniorLife Marcus Institute for Aging Research.

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