Iwona Kicinger is a Research Assistant Professor at the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics. She specializes in health economics, public policy, and econometric modeling. Her research interests include health care delivery models, health insurance premiums and designs, effectiveness of wellness programs, quality of health care outcomes, and efficiency of the Medicare payment program. Currently, she is involved in the CareFirst’s Patient Centered Medical Home program evaluation project and Heart of Virginia Healthcare initiative as part of EvidenceNOW: Advancing Heart Health in Primary Care sponsored by Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). She earned her Ph.D. in Economics in 2010 from George Mason University.