Dorie Apollonio, PhD

Associate Professor
Phone: +1 415 502-1942
Fax: +1 415 502-0792

3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights, Rm 415
UCSF Box 0613
San Francisco, CA 94143
United States

Affiliations

What I do

My research considers the role of scientific evidence and interest group lobbying in decision making on public health. This work uses multiple data sources including internal industry documents, campaign finance reports, administrative datasets, and interviews.

Research area

Health services and policy research

Research expertise

Health disparities, Health policy, Tobacco control, Evidence-based health care, Consumer education

Degrees

PhD, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2003
MPP, Health Policy, Harvard University, 1994
BA, Political Science and History, Macalester College, 1992

Biography

Dr. Dorie Apollonio is an Associate Professor of health policy in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco focusing on tobacco control and policy making. Her research considers the role of scientific evidence and interest group lobbying in decision making on public health. This work uses multiple data sources including internal industry documents, campaign finance reports, administrative datasets, and interviews, and relies on both qualitative and quantitative methods to identify how policy affecting public health is made. She is trained as a quantitative methodologist and survey researcher and has extensive experience in research design and analysis. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals in multiple fields, including public health, political science, policy, and law.