Ravishankar Jayadevappa, PhD
Ravishankar Jayadevappa, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania

Ravishankar Jayadevappa, Ph.D. is a Research Associate Professor at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania as well as a member of the Abramson Cancer center, Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Fellow at the Institute of Aging, University of Pennsylvania, and Core Investigator at the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP), Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center, Philadelphia. Primary areas of research interests are: patient-centered care, patient reported outcomes, preference assessment, shared decision-making, health care disparity, healthcare systems, health economics, regulatory economics, and comparative effectiveness. With several ongoing projects are directly related to health services research, especially research related to chronic diseases such as prostate cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. Jayadevappa is also the principal and collaborative investigator on several federal and non-federal funded grants, and have published over 60 peer reviewed papers.