Tanya Wanchek

Contact Information
(434) 982-5819
Location/delivery address: 

Room: 218
2400 Old Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903-4827

Mailing Address: 

PO Box 400206
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4206

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Tanya Wanchek is a health economist with a joint appointment in Public Health Sciences, where she teaches a course on Health Care Economics. She focuses on occupational licensure, oral health care, mental health law, and end-of-life care.

Education: 

J.D. University of Virginia, May 2006
Ph.D. Economics, University of Washington, Seattle, Oct. 2003
B.A. University of California, Davis, 1997

Expertise: 

Law and Economics
Health Economics
Government Regulation
Economic Development

Major Projects: 

Mental health law
Occupational regulation of dental hygienists
Southwest Virginia Dental School

Experience: 

Summer Associate, King & Spalding LLP, New York
Visiting Scholar, International Center for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka
Economics Instructor, University of Washington
Economics Lecturer/ Fellow, Civic Education Project, Bulgaria
Election Monitor, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Research Assistant, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C.