Speaker: Prof Sherry Glied, Ph.D., (Dean and Professor of Public Service, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University)
Sherry is an economist by training. Before she took up her current post she was professor of health policy and management at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. She served as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services during the Obama Administration. Earlier she was Senior Economist for health and labor market policy at the Council of Economic Advisers under Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Prof Glied’s main areas of research are health policy reform and mental health care policy. She is co-editor (with Peter C. Smith) of The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics, (OUP, 2011).
This talk will review the status of the US healthcare system before COVID and discuss what we've learned about how that system works and doesn't work through the pandemic experience.
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