Loren Saulsberry, PhD


Loren Saulsberry is a health policy and health services researcher focusing on factors that influence both public opinion and behaviors vital to public health. Dr. Saulsberry’s research interests include (1) health care policies and health services that affect cancer care across the continuum from prevention and early detection to cancer outcomes, (2) the relationships between politics and health communication on health policy issues, (3) the determinants contributing to health disparities affecting vulnerable populations, especially across race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. 


  • PhD (Health Policy- Political Analysis), 2017, Harvard University
  • BA (Neuroscience and English), 2010, Wellesley College


  • Saulsberry L, Blendon RJ, Benson JM. Challenges confronting African Americans and Hispanics living with chronic illness in their families. Chronic Illness. 2016; 12(4): 281-291.
  • Saulsberry L, Price M, Hsu J. Insurance coverage & Whither Thou Goest for health information in 2012. Medicare Medicaid Res Rev. 2014; 4(4).