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Katherine Swartz is a Professor at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and a Visiting Professor at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. For more than a dozen years, she has taught a seminar on health policy issues for an aging population. She also is known for her research on health insurance markets and why people are uninsured. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and was President of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management in 2009. For her work explaining why many Americans are uninsured, she was the 1991 recipient of the David Kershaw Award for research that has had a significant impact on public policy. An economist, she has a BS from MIT and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin.
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