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Hollin, Ilene

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Ilene L. Hollin, PhD, MPH

Ilene L. Hollin, PhD, MPH

Contact Dr. Hollin

901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-0174
(215) 923-7584 fax


PhD, Johns Hopkins University
MPH, Columbia University
BA, Brandeis University

University Appointments

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health

Research & Practice Interests

Health Policy
Health Economics
Patient Preferences
Rare Diseases
Orphan Drugs


Health Economics


Dr. Ilene L. Hollin is the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) and University of Southern California Schaeffer Center’s Postdoctoral Health Policy Fellow. Dr. Hollin’s research interests include the economics of rare diseases, patient-centered health care, decision-making and innovative healthcare payment and delivery models for special populations. She joined NPC in 2016.

Dr. Hollin has nearly ten years of experience in healthcare research. Most recently, she has focused on using stated-preference methods to quantify stakeholder preferences. She completed a dissertation on patient and caregiver preferences for emerging therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy to assess patient-centered benefit-risk for regulatory decision-making. During her doctoral studies, Dr. Hollin also worked with the Roger C. Lipitz Center for Integrated Health Care, the Johns Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities Health and as a program specialist for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked as a research manager for the Healthcare Innovation and Technology Lab, where she conducted health information technology research. Early in her health research career, Dr. Hollin conducted clinical research at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York.

Dr. Hollin holds a PhD in Health Economics and Policy from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public and a MPH in effectiveness and outcomes research from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She earned her BA in American Studies, and International and Global Studies from Brandeis University.