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Kevin Frick

Kevin D. Frick, PhD, is a health economist. He is a Professor and the Vice Dean for Education at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Dr. Frick received his PhD in Economics and Health Services Organization and Policy from the University of Michigan in 1996. He currently holds a joint appointment at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management. While at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Dr. Frick taught and conducted cost-effectiveness analysis. He has more than 150 total peer-reviewed publications and has published over 40 articles, reviews, and editorials that put to use the latest techniques in conducting cost-effectiveness and outcomes research in vulnerable populations.

Career Management

4 Keys to Constant Positivity

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When I consider what positive means, certain things come to mind. On a graph, I would think of up rather than down and right rather than left. Each of these...

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5 Characteristics of Successful Mentoring

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I recently gave a talk at TEDxJHUDC answering the question, “How do I define successful mentoring?” I shared stories about ten successful mentoring experiences and a few details regarding four...


Storytelling as a Skill

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I am writing to you about something you might not otherwise consider an important career-building skill—storytelling. There are multiple types of storytelling. For example, if you ask my three sons...