Christopher Lowenstein, MPH
Predoctoral Fellow: Christopher (Chris) Lowenstein is a doctoral candidate in Health Economics in the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. His research examines the effect of social safety-net and labor market policies on the health and wellbeing of children and low-income working families. Current projects include an examination of high-risk prescription opioids and labor market outcomes, effects of minimum wages on suicide, drug overdose, and alcohol-related illness, and the health effects of unpredictable and unstable work schedules. He received his MPH in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from UC Berkeley and is a former research associate at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.
His mentor is William C. Kerr.