Andre Chappel, Ph.D., is the Director of the Division of Public Health Services for the Office of Health Policy in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at HHS. He leads a team of economists, policy analysts, and social scientists who do research and provide expertise on a wide array of public health services programs and topics such as maternal health, the health center program, health workforce, social determinants of health, HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, health care delivery for American Indian and Alaska Native populations, rural health care, preventive services, health disparities, health care data infrastructure, and telehealth, among other topics. His team has lead department-wide strategic planning efforts on kidney health, maternal health, and social determinants of health.
Prior to joining the Public Health Services team, Andre worked in the Division of Healthcare Financing Policy, where his research focused on health care spending trends in Medicare and the private insurance market, health care market structure, competition, and performance, accountable care organization payment systems and their spillover effects, and the value of health insurance. He also led an initiative to develop and test the value of a multi-payer claims database to support comparative effectiveness research.
Prior to working at ASPE, Andre received his doctorate in Health Services Research from the University of Rochester.