Marjorie L. Baldwin is a Professor in the Department of Economics in the W. P. Carey School of Business, and Academic Director for Public Health Programs in the College of Health Solutions. Dr. Baldwin is a health economist who has devoted a major part of her career to studying work disability and disability-related discrimination. She is the author or co-author of more than 50 articles and book chapters. Professor Baldwin has been a principal investigator for major studies of the costs and outcomes of work-related injuries, as well as studies of labor market discrimination against persons with serious mental illness, and persons with substance use disorders. Her research has been supported by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, and the National Institute of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, among others. She is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, the American Society of Health Economists, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, and holds an adjunct faculty positon with the University of Minnesota, School of Public Health. Her new book, Beyond Schizophrenia: Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness, describes the barriers to employment encountered by persons with serious mental illness and how those barriers can be overcome, from the dual perspectives of family member and researcher.
Best Feature Article, "Disability Risk Management and Post-Injury Employment of Workers with Back Pain," Risk Management and Insurance Review 2013
Distinguished Professor for Teaching, University of North Carolina Board of Governors, 1999-2000
Expert Advisory Panel, Dubai Executive Council Health Insurance Committee, UAE (2007-2008)
“Review of Physician Outcome Measurement Analysis,” with William Lohman, MD. Provider Outcome Project: Ohio Board of Workers’ Compensation (2004)