Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Areas of Expertise
- Blood disorders
Scott Grosse, PhD
Public Health Economist, Division of Blood Disorders, NCBDDD
Scott Grosse, PhD, is Associate Director for Health Services Research and Evaluation in the Division of Blood Disorders of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. He does research on the health and economic impacts of blood disorders (e.g., hemophilia, sickle cell disease), with a particular focus on the prevention of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
His past research at CDC has included studies evaluating the economic impacts of congenital disorders such as autism spectrum disorders, congenital hearing loss, cystic fibrosis, Down syndrome, muscular dystrophy, orofacial clefts and spina bifida and the economic benefits of public health strategies such as folic acid fortification, newborn screening and genetic testing. He has also published on economic methods in public health evaluation.
Dr. Grosse studied economics and public health at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and has worked at CDC since 1996.
He has authored and coauthored more than 150 articles and book chapters and an invited speaker at numerous national and international scientific conferences. He recently edited a supplement to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on blood disorders in public health.
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