Mary Chen Schroeder

Mary Chen Schroeder

, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science / Division of Health Services Research


346 CPB College of Pharmacy Building
180 South Grand Ave
Iowa City, Iowa 52242


(319) 384-4516


Dr. Schroeder received her BS in Physics from Texas A&M University and a PhD in economics from Emory University. She currently holds an appointment in the Division of Health Services Research.

Research Narrative

Dr. Schroeder's main research area is the economics of health and healthcare, with an emphasis in how information and incentives affect treatment decisions. Her work focuses on the two leading causes of death: cancer and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Schroeder uses quantitative and qualitative methods to study real-world decisions and the impact of treatment choice on outcomes.

- American Pharmacists Association
- American Economic Association
- American Society of Health Economists
- American Society of Clinical Oncology
- University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
- PCORnet Cancer Collaborative Research Group
- Greater Plains Collaborative (GPC) Breast Cancer Group