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Gilbert Gimm, PhD

Department of Health Administration and Policy

Gilbert Gimm

Dr. Gimm, associate professor of health administration and policy, has research experience in program evaluations, disability and aging, care coordination models, and health care payment reforms. Currently, Dr. Gimm serves as co-principal investigator of a research contract with CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland to conduct an evaluation of their patient-centered medical home program.

Previously, Dr. Gimm was a senior researcher at Mathematica Policy Research in Washington, DC, where he conducted evaluations for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the Medicaid Buy-In program and impacts of early interventions on the receipt of federal disability benefits for adults with mental health conditions. He also examined the financial performance of rural hospitals in response to Medicare payment reforms. His research has been published in several journals, including the American Journal of Public Health, Disability and Health Journal, Health Affairs, and Health Services Research. Dr. Gimm's other research interests include the effect of malpractice claims on physician practice patterns and the extent to which care coordination models improve cost and quality.


  • PhD, Health Economics and Policy, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • MBA, Health Care Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1999
  • BA, Economics, Harvard University, 1992