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Ronald Halbert

Adjunct Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences

Departments

DepartmentsType of Faculty
Community Health SciencesPart Time
Contact Information
Phone: 
310.313.0291

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
P. O. Box 951772
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772

Areas of Interest: 

Preventive medicine; clinical informatics; value in healthcare; program evaluation; respiratory epidemiology; pharmaceutical and biotech industry; intentional disasters.

Dr. Ron Halbert has over two decades of experience working with healthcare systems, including industry, nonprofit, and government entities. His primary area of expertise lies in integrating clinical, patient-reported and pharmacoeconomic outcomes to inform product development and marketing strategy. With deep roots in clinical practice, academia, and industry, Ron brings a unique insight to all aspects of the business of healthcare. Most recently, Ron was the Director of Program Evaluation in Clinical Transformation at Cedars-Sinai Health System.

Dr. Halbert’s recent academic work has focused on health economics, health policy, and epidemiology of chronic diseases. He also has interests in evidence-based medicine, measurement of value in healthcare, and multiple aspects of the pharmaceutical/biotech industry.

Dr. Halbert received his MD degree and general surgical training at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed specialty training in epidemiology and preventive medicine at the UCLA School of Public Health. He is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine, and is licensed to practice medicine in California. He currently holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA School of Public Health.

Education: 
Chief Resident, Preventive Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health
Resident, Preventive Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health
MPH, Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Public Health
Special Student, Marine Archeology, NOVA University Oceanographic Center
Resident, General Surgery, Baylor Affiliated Hospitals
MD, Baylor College of Medicine
BS, Biology, Abilene Christian University