Dr. Kosali Simon is a Herman B Wells Endowed Professor at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Simon specializes in applying economic analysis in the context of health insurance and health care policy. Her current research mainly focuses on the impact of health insurance reform on healthcare and labor market outcomes, and on the causes and consequences of the opioid crisis. Simon is a research associate of the National Bureau for Economic Research, and serves as a member of the governing body of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM). In 2007, Simon was recognized for her early contributions to health services research as the recipient of the John D. Thompson Prize for Young Investigators.