Igor Geyn

D.C. Policy Center

Igor Geyn is a PhD student in Political Science at UCLA, and a graduate student researcher with the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR). Before graduate school, he studied economics and political science at UC San Diego and worked as a research data analyst with Bloomberg Government and Atlantic Media.

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Written By Igor Geyn

The number of licensed health care clinicians in Washington D.C. increased during the early pandemic period 

To show how the pandemic and ensuing policies have affected the HCC supply in D.C., we submitted multiple Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the D.C. Department of Health (DOH) to create a database of clinicians who are licensed to practice in D.C. This licensee database is a full census of licensed clinicians in D.C. at three points in time (April 2020, January 2021, and August 2021), presenting the clearest picture of who is available to provide care to the District’s residents.

August 2, 2022 | Igor Geyn

Who is providing COVID-19 care in the Washington Metropolitan Area?

Since March 2020, over 33 million people have contracted COVID-19 in the United States.[1] Compared to the national average and many other large metropolitan areas, D.C. fared relatively well, with a case rate of 6,996 per 100,000 people, compared to the national average of 10,140 per 100,000 people.[2],[3] While many elements contributed to D.C….

July 21, 2021 | Igor Geyn