Matthew Eisenberg, PhD, is an associate professor of Health Policy and Management (primary), and, Mental Health (joint) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School (joint). At Johns Hopkins, he serves as Associate Chair for Faculty in the Department of Health Policy and Management, the Director of the PhD Program in Health Economics and Policy, the Director of the Center for Mental Health and Addiction Policy, and the Director of Research for the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative. He completed his BS, with honors, in Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University and received his PhD in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University with a specialization in Health Economics.

Much of his research has been focused on analyzing the impact of governmental, insurer, and employer level health care policies, specifically with applications to mental health and substance use disorder. In his work, he brings econometric research designs and economic theory to important policy questions with the goal of improving the functioning of health care markets and improving health. His work on high-deductible health plans and substance use disorder treatment was featured as one of the eight best papers at the 2020 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting (ARM), the top national conference for health services and health policy research. 

He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in top economics, medical, and policy journals including Journal of Health Economics, American Journal of Health Economics, JAMA: Internal Medicine, JAMA: Psychiatry, and Health Affairs. He is principal investigator of three R01s and received more than $10 million in funding in grants as principal investigator from the National Institutes for Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and other prominent foundations.