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Norma Coe

University of Pennslyvania

Norma Coe

Norma B. Coe, PhD is an Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine. She is the Co-Director of the Population Aging Research Center (PARC) and Co-Director of the Get Experience in Aging Research Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP), but funded by NIH. Her research interests are in health economics and public finance. Dr. Coe’s work strives to identify causal effects of policies that directly and indirectly impact health, human behavior, health care access, and health care utilization. A major focus of her research has been long-term care access, costs, insurance, and delivery, with a particular emphasis on people living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD).

Dr. Coe holds a PhD in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Countries United States;
Topics Care economy; Care trajectories; Community-based LTC; Dementia care and support; Economics of LTC; End-of-life care and LTC; Financing LTC; LTC Policy; LTC Systems; LTC Workforce; Outcomes for unpaid/informal carers; Research gaps and priorities in LTC; Unpaid / informal care;
Methods Causal inference in Long-Term Care; Policy analysis; Quantitative data analysis;
Role Research;
Interest Groups Economics of Long-Term Care;