Susan Busch is a professor of Public Health (Health Policy) and former chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Yale School of Public Health. Busch’s research examines the effects of policies and regulations on health care cost and quality. Most of her work focuses on behavioral health. Her work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, an master's degree in Health Policy from the Harvard School of Public Health and a doctoral degree in health economics from Harvard University.