Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2020 The persistence of reading and math proficiency: the benefits of Alabama‚Äôs pre-kindergarten program endure in elementary and middle schoolInternational Journal of Child Care and Education Policy.  14. 2020
2020 The Rise in Pediatric Obesity-Related Conditions and Costs in Public Insurance Programs: Evidence from AlabamaChildhood Obesity.  16:291-299. 2020
2019 Assessing the Quality Measure for Follow-up Care After Children's Psychiatric Hospitalizations.Hospital pediatrics.  9:834-843. 2019
2018 Differential Impact of Hospital and Community Factors on Medicare Readmission PenaltiesHealth Services Research.  53:4416-4436. 2018
2017 Associations between participation in family activities and adolescent school problemsChild: Care, Health and Development.  43:361-368. 2017
2017 Cardiovascular health and healthcare utilization and expenditures among medicare beneficiaries: The reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (REGARDS) study 2017
2016 Preventive Dental Care and Long-Term Dental Outcomes among ALL Kids EnrolleesHealth Services Research.  51:2242-2257. 2016
2016 Burden of Coronary Heart Disease Rehospitalizations Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Older AdultsCardiovascular Drugs and Therapy.  30:323-331. 2016
2016 The effects of state-level expenditures for home- and community-based services on the risk of becoming a long-stay nursing home resident after hip fractureOsteoporosis International.  27:953-961. 2016
2016 The great recession of 2007-2009 and public insurance coverage for children in alabama: Enrollment and claims data from 1999-2011Public Health Reports.  131:348-356. 2016
2016 Health expenditure concentration and characteristics of high-cost enrollees in CHIPINQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  53. 2016
2015 Adverse selection in the children's health insurance programINQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing.  52. 2015
2014 Patterns and predictors of osteoporosis medication discontinuation and switching among Medicare beneficiariesBMC Musculoskeletal Disorders.  15. 2014
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Medicare & medicaid research review.  4. 2014
2014 Can increases in CHIP copayments reduce program expenditures on prescription drugs?Medicare & medicaid research review.  4. 2014
2014 Trends in the utilization and outcomes of medicare patients hospitalized for hip fracture, 2000-2008Journal of Aging and Health.  26:360-379. 2014
2013 Co-payments and the use of emergency department services in the Children'S Health Insurance Program 2013
2013 Favorable selection, risk adjustment, and the medicare advantage programHealth Services Research.  48:1039-1056. 2013
2013 A close examination of healthcare expenditures related to fracturesJournal of Bone and Mineral Research.  28:816-820. 2013
2013 Effectiveness of preventive dental visits in reducing nonpreventive dental visits and expendituresPediatrics.  131:1107-1113. 2013
2013 Measuring prevention more broadly: an empirical assessment of CHIPRA core measuresMedicare & medicaid research review.  3. 2013
2012 Did copayment changes reduce health service utilization among CHIP enrollees? Evidence from alabamaHealth Services Research.  47:1603-1620. 2012
2012 The impact of CHIP coverage on children with asthma in AlabamaClinical Pediatrics.  51:247-253. 2012
2012 Evaluating comorbidity scores based on health service expendituresMedicare & medicaid research review.  2. 2012
2012 The effects of premium changes on ALL Kids, Alabama's CHIP programMedicare & medicaid research review.  2. 2012
2011 Continuity of insurance coverage and ambulatory care-sensitive hospitalizations/ED visits: Evidence from the children's health insurance programClinical Pediatrics.  50:963-973. 2011
2011 Erratum: Clinical and demographic factors associated with fractures among older Americans (Osteoporosis International DOI: 10.1007/s00198-010-1300-8)Osteoporosis International.  22:1275-1276. 2011
2011 Clinical and demographic factors associated with fractures among older AmericansOsteoporosis International.  22:1263-1274. 2011
2011 Medical liability and health care reform. 2011
2010 Predicting hip and major osteoporotic fractures using administrative dataArchives of Internal Medicine.  170:1940-1942. 2010
2010 Health services utilization after fractures: Evidence from Medicare 2010
2010 Identifying types of nursing facility stays using medicare claims data: An algorithm and validation 2010
2010 The societal burden of osteoporosisCurrent Rheumatology Reports.  12:186-191. 2010
2010 Is withholding osteoporosis medication after fracture sometimes rational? A Comparison of the risk for second fracture versus death 2010
2009 Health care expenditures associated with skeletal fractures among medicare beneficiaries, 1999-2005Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.  24:2050-2055. 2009
2009 "pathologic" fractures: Should these be included in epidemiologic studies of osteoporotic fractures?Osteoporosis International.  20:1969-1972. 2009
2009 The geographic availability and associated utilization of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) testing among older persons in the United StatesOsteoporosis International.  20:1553-1561. 2009
2008 Regional Variation in the Denial of Reimbursement for Bone Mineral Density Testing Among US Medicare BeneficiariesJournal of Clinical Densitometry.  11:568-574. 2008
2008 Weekend hospitalization and mortality: A critical review 2008
2007 Do hospitals provide lower quality care on weekends?Health Services Research.  42:1589-1612. 2007
2007 Weekend admission for myocardial infarction [11]New England Journal of Medicine.  357:87. 2007
2005 Impact of Malpractice Reforms on the Supply of Physician Services 2005

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2006 The effects of the U.S. malpractice system on the cost and quality of care.  84-92. 2006

Investigator On

  • 2019-2020 Home Visiting Grant  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • ALSDE Literacy Act Evaluation  awarded by ALABAMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • All Kids Proposal for Special Projects  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • All Kids Proposal for Special Projects  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • B8 Cohesive Systems & First Class Pre-K Evaluation  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • DCA Preschool Development  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN'S AFFAIRS
  • DECE Preschool Development  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • DECE Preschool Development  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • DECE Preschool Development  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • DECE Preschool Development  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • DECE Preschool Development  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • Education for MCH Leadership at UAB  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS
  • Effects of Medicare Reimbursement Policies on the Quality of Hospital Care  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS
  • Enhancing Current Capacity For Surveillance of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS
  • Evaluation of the Alabama Health Information Exchange (AHIE) Cooperative Agreement Program  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY
  • First Teacher Home Visiting Program, 2020-2021  awarded by DEPARTMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
  • Indefinite-Delivery-Indefinite-Quantity  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC.^
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC.^
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC.^
  • Private Grant  awarded by AMGEN, INC.^
  • Research and Analysis for Alabama Medicaid  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY
  • Research and Analysis for Alabama Medicaid  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY
  • Research and Analysis for Alabama Medicaid  awarded by ALABAMA MEDICAID AGENCY
  • UAB Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership Education Program  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS
  • Teaching Activities

  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Summer Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO717 - Seminar in Public Hlth Policy (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • HCO604 - Health Economics & PH Policy (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO604 - Health Economics & PH Policy (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO704 - Health Economics and PH Policy (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO620Q - Health Ins/Managed Care (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO695 - Health Care Organization Sem (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • HCO604 - Health Economics & PH Policy (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO604Q - Hlth Economics & PH Policy ONL (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO704 - Health Economics and PH Policy (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO604 - Health Economics & PH Policy (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO620Q - Health Ins/Managed Care (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • HCO604 - Health Economics & PH Policy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO604Q - Hlth Economics & PH Policy ONL (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO704 - Health Economics and PH Policy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH307 - Public Health Policy (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO601Q - Health Economics Online (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH307 - Public Health Policy (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO601Q - Health Economics Online (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO796 - Doctoral Seminar (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PUH307 - Public Health Systems (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO799 - Dissertation Research HCOP (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO798 - Dissert Protocol Development (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO793 - DrPH Practicum (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO797 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO781 - Rsrch Mthd Stdy Dsgn (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • AH700 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HA645 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO601 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO701 - Health Economics (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO603 - Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO703 - Doc Lev Public Health Policy (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • Full Name

  • David Becker