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Zhenghong (Alex) Fu


Tenure Line -- Associate Professor


Population Sciences
General profile


+1 202-687-0862


Dr. Fu is an Associate Professor within the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Georgetown University Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Prior to joining the faculty at Georgetown Lombardi in 2012, he was an assistant/associate faculty member at Cleveland Clinic Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. He received a Doctor of Philosophy degree and a Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Dr. Fu’s primary research interests are related to comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness research of anti-cancer agents. He enjoys applying as well as improving the cutting-edge research methodologies in identifying the empirical evidence of health services in the cancer research field. He is also interested in patient preference/utility assessment, health policy evaluation, propensity score method, and econometrics.

Dr. Fu is a co-investigator on a list of NIH supported studies with a focus on decision modeling, health economic evaluation, and cost-effectiveness analysis. He serves as Co-Editor for the ISPOR official journal Value in Health, on the editorial board of the Journal of Medical Economics, and is author/co-author of over 60 peer-reviewed papers, commentaries, and book chapters. His papers appear in journals such as Journal of Clinical Oncology, Diabetes Care, Journal of Health Economics, Medical Decision Making, Medical Care, and Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology.


  • Ph.D. (2005) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy