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 social scientists, policy analysts, and economists who do research and provide expertise on a wide array of public health services programs and topics such as the health center program, health workforce, HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention, American Indian and Alaska Native healthcare; rural healthcare, preventive services, health disparities, women’s and children’s health, telehealth, and the healthcare needs of the insular areas, among other topics.
Prior to joining the Public Health Services team, Andre worked in the Division of Healthcare Financing Policy where his research focused on healthcare spending trends in Medicare and the private insurance market, healthcare market structure, competition, and performance, Accountable Care Organization payment systems and spillover effects, and the value of health insurance. He also managed an initiative to evaluate 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.