Uwe E. Reinhardt, 1937-2017

Uwe Reinhardt

James Madison Professor of Political Economy; Professor of Economics and Public Affairs

Area(s)

  • Fiscal/Monetary Policy
  • Health Policy

Biography

Uwe Reinhardt, one of the nation’s leading health care economists and beloved Princeton University professor, died Nov. 13. He was 80.

A public memorial service for the late Professor Uwe Reinhardt will be held April 21, 2018, at the Princeton University Chapel.

Read Prof. Reinhardt's obituary here.

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. Ph.D. Yale University.