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140 7th Avenue South BAY 111
St. Petersburg Florida 33701
Phone: 727-873-4154
Fax: 727-873-4192

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Richard B. Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Contact Information
Office: COQ 236 M
Phone: 727-873-4943
Fax: 727-873-4192


Ph.D., Economics, University of Connecticut

M.A., Economics, Trinity College

B.S., Management Information Systems, University of Virginia


Recent Publications

Dynan, L., Goudie, A., Smith, R., Fairbrother, G., & Simpson, L. (2013). Differences in inpatient pediatric quality of care among non-safety net, safety-net and children's hospitals. Pediatrics, 13 (2) Feb 1, 2013, 304-311. Refereed. Discipline Based.

Smith, R., B., Dynan, L., Fairbrother, G., Chabi, G., & Simpson, L. (2012). Medicaid, hospital financial stress, and the incidence of adverse medical events for childlren. Health Services Research, 47 (4) 1621-1641. Refereed. Discipline Based.

Smith, R. B., Dynan, L., Fairbrother, G., Chabi, G., & Simpson, L. (December 2011). Medicaid and serious safety events for hospitalized children. Health Services Research, DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2012.01385.x, pp 1-21. Discipline Based.

Smith, R. B., Cheung, R., Owens, P., Wilson, R. M., & Simpson, L. (2007). Medicaid markets and pediatric patient safety in hospitals. Health Services Research, 42 (5) 1981-1998. Refereed. Discipline Based.

Brody, R. G., & Smith, R. B. (Spring 2007). Counterfeit drugs: A potential epidemic. Insights to a Changing World Quarterly Journal, 2007 (1), 1-11. Refereed. Discipline Based.

Scheffler, Richard and Richard B. Smith (Fall 2006). The Impact of Government Decentralization on Health Spending for the Uninsured in California. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 6 (3), 237-258. Refereed. Discipline Based.


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