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Dean, New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Sherry A. Glied is dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, a position she has held since 2013. From 1989 to 2013, she was a professor of health policy and management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She was chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management from 1998 to 2009. From 2010 to 2012, Glied served as assistant secretary for planning and evaluation at the US Department of Health and Human Services. She had previously served as senior economist for health care and labor market policy on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers in 1992 and 1993. She has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and the Board of AcademyHealth, and has been a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Health Advisers. She is the author, co-author, or co-editor of several books, including Chronic Condition (1998), Better But Not Well: Mental Health Policy in the U.S. since 1950 (2006), and The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics (2011). Glied holds a BA in economics from Yale University, an MA in economics from the University of Toronto, and a PhD in economics from Harvard University.
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