Dr. Dusetzina is a professor in the Department of Health Policy and an Ingram professor of cancer research at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She is a health services researcher focusing on the intersection between health policy, epidemiology, and economics related to prescription drugs. Dr. Dusetzina’s work has contributed to the evidence base for the role of drug costs and coverage on patient access to care. 

She has been recognized for her work at a national level, including co-authoring a National Academies of Medicine report on “Making Medicines Affordable”, advising Congressional committees and multiple government agencies on prescription drug legislation, and being selected to serve on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission in 2021. Most recently, her work on access to high-priced medications for Medicare beneficiaries was used by the White House and President Biden when promoting and passing the Inflation Reduction Act.