Laura M. Keohane, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Health Policy

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Office Address
2525 West End Ave
Suite 1200
Room / Suite
(615) 936-8312

Medicare, Medicaid, Aging, Disability, Long-term Care


Laura M. Keohane is an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on policies that promote better health outcomes and provide affordable services for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, especially those who face health care barriers due to frailty, disability, or limited socioeconomic resources. Dr. Keohane’s current projects examine managed care alignment initiatives for dual-eligible beneficiaries, post-acute benefits in Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicaid and Medicare policies that can support aging in place for older low-income adults with diabetes and dementia.  Dr. Keohane’s research is funded by a K01 Career Development Award from the National Institute on Aging.

Dr. Keohane holds a PhD in health services research from Brown University and a MS in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health.