Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Joel E. Segel, PhD

Joel E. Segel, PhD

Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Administration
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Neoplasms
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Population
  • Mortality
  • Medicare
  • Opioid Analgesics
  • Mammography
  • Health Policy
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Hospices
  • Breast Neoplasms

Recent Publications


Roblin, DW, Segel, JE, McCarthy, RJ & Mendiratta, N 2021, 'Comparative Effectiveness of a Complex Care Program for High-Cost/High-Need Patients: a Retrospective Cohort Study', Journal of general internal medicine, vol. 36, no. 7, pp. 2021-2029.
Segel, JE & Tran, L 2021, 'Differences Between Participant and Non-participant Hospitals in the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model', Journal of general internal medicine.
Segel, JE & Winkelman, TNA 2021, 'Persistence and Pervasiveness: Early Wave Opioid Overdose Death Rates Associated With Subsequent Overdose Death Rates', Public Health Reports, vol. 136, no. 2, pp. 212-218.


Rao, P, Segel, JE, McGregor, LM, Lengerich, EJ, Drabick, JJ & Miller, B 2020, 'Attendance at National Cancer Institute and Children's Oncology Group Facilities for Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Cancer in Pennsylvania: A Population-Based Study', Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 47-54.
Kalidindi, Y, Jung, J, Segel, J & Leslie, D 2020, 'Impact of Length of Hospice on Spending and Utilization Among Medicare Beneficiaries With Lung Cancer', American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 37, no. 11, pp. 918-924.
Segel, JE, Hollenbeak, CS & Gusani, NJ 2020, 'Rural-Urban Disparities in Pancreatic Cancer Stage of Diagnosis: Understanding the Interaction With Medically Underserved Areas', Journal of Rural Health, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 476-483.
Mama, SK, Bhuiyan, N, Foo, W, Segel, JE, Bluethmann, SM, Winkels, RM, Wiskemann, J, Calo, WA, Lengerich, EJ & Schmitz, KH 2020, 'Rural-urban differences in meeting physical activity recommendations and health status in cancer survivors in central Pennsylvania', Supportive Care in Cancer, vol. 28, no. 10, pp. 5013-5022.
Segel, JE & Lengerich, EJ 2020, 'Rural-urban differences in the association between individual, facility, and clinical characteristics and travel time for cancer treatment', BMC Public Health, vol. 20, no. 1, 196.


Segel, JE, Schaefer, EW, Raman, JD & Hollenbeak, CS 2019, 'Association Between Hospitals’ Risk-Adjusted Emergency Department Visits and Survival and Costs in Kidney Cancer Patients Undergoing Nephrectomy', Clinical Genitourinary Cancer, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. e650-e657.
Segel, JE, Ortiz, SE, Shaw, BW, Stephens, M & Scanlon, DP 2019, 'Becoming a learning health system: Designing and implementing a patient-centred clinical intervention', Management in Healthcare, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 302-316.
Segel, JE & Jung, J 2019, 'Coverage, financial burden, and the patient protection and affordable care act for patients with cancer', Journal of oncology practice, vol. 15, no. 12, pp. e1035-e1049.
Kalidindi, Y, Segel, J & Jung, J 2020, 'Impact of Hospice on Spending and Utilization Among Patients With Lung Cancer in Medicare', American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 286-293.
Segel, JE, Shi, Y, Moran, JR & Scanlon, DP 2019, 'Opioid misuse, labor market outcomes, and means-tested public expenditures: a conceptual framework', The American journal of managed care, vol. 25, no. 13, pp. S270-S276.
Segel, JE, Shi, Y, Moran, JR & Scanlon, DP 2019, 'Revenue Losses to State and Federal Government From Opioid-related Employment Reductions', Medical care, vol. 57, no. 7, pp. 494-497.


Winkelman, TNA, Segel, JE & Davis, MM 2018, 'Medicaid enrollment among previously uninsured Americans and associated outcomes by race/ethnicity—United States, 2008-2014', Health Services Research.


Kullgren, JT, Segel, JE, Peterson, TA, Fendrick, AM & Singh, S 2017, 'Availability and variation of publicly reported prescription drug prices', American Journal of Managed Care, vol. 23, no. 7, pp. 444-448.
Huesch, MD, Schetter, S, Segel, J & Chetlen, A 2017, 'Evaluation of the “Angelina Jolie Effect” on Screening Mammography Utilization in an Academic Center', Journal of the American College of Radiology, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 1020-1026.
Huesch, M, Chetlen, A, Segel, J & Schetter, S 2017, 'Frequencies of private mentions and sharing of mammography and breast cancer terms on facebook: A pilot study', Journal of medical Internet research, vol. 19, no. 6, e201.
Segel, JE & Kullgren, JT 2017, 'Health insurance deductibles and their associations with out-of-pocket spending and affordability barriers among US adults with chronic conditions', JAMA Internal Medicine, vol. 177, no. 3, pp. 433-436.
Segel, JE, Balkrishnan, R & Hirth, RA 2017, 'The Effect of False-positive Mammograms on Antidepressant and Anxiolytic Initiation', Medical Care, vol. 55, no. 8, pp. 752-758.

Clinical Trials Search

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