Joseph L. Dieleman

Joseph Dieleman, PhD, is an associate professor at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. In this role, he leads the Resource Tracking research team, which focuses on tracking development assistance for health, health-care spending by disease, and government health spending. These projects are split between global research, seeking to understand financial flows for health in a wide variety of contexts, and U.S. research, seeking to describe how health care is purchased in the United States. Dr. Dieleman studied at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, earning his undergraduate degree in economics at the University of Washington, where he received his PhD in economics. He has also spent three years living and working in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.



Not All U.S. States Struggled Equally Against COVID-19

What the U.S. death toll would have looked like if every state had performed as well as New Hampshire


The United States Has a Primary Care Problem

It lags far behind when it comes to providing primary health care for Black and Hispanic Americans


Health-Systems Strengthening in the Age of COVID-19

As the pandemic stresses many health-systems to their breaking point, it’s more important than ever to bolster them now


Which Governments Prioritize Health Spending?

As COVID-19 causes simultaneous health and economic crises worldwide, it's an opportunity to evaluate health spending


All Bets Are Off for Measuring Pandemic Preparedness

Three standard measures don't predict how countries fare in COVID-19—so how do we better prepare for the next pandemic?


Funding Pandemic Preparedness: A Global Public Good

Pandemics in a globalized world require global responses. We must be better equipped and funded.