Health care economics expert Uwe Reinhardt to speak at WWS, March 8
Uwe Reinhardt, the James Madison Professor of Political Economy and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School, will present a public talk titled, "Social Values and Health Reform: Canada and the United States" at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 8, in Dodds auditorium, Robertson Hall on the Princeton University campus.
Recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on health care economics, Reinhardt has been a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences since 1978. He is a past president of the Association of Health Services Research. From 1986 to 1995 he served as a commissioner on the Physician Payment Review Committee, established in 1986 by Congress to advise it on issues related to the payment of physicians.
He is a senior associate of the Judge Institute for Management of Cambridge University, UK, and a trustee of Duke University, and the Duke University Health System. Reinhardt is or was a member of numerous editorial boards, among them the Journal of Health Economics, the Milbank Memorial Quarterly, Health Affairs, the New England Journal of Medicine, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.
This event is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, Canadian Studies and Princetonians for Health Care Reform. It is free and open to the public.