Editorial Advisory Board Members

  • Heidi L. Allen

    Heidi L. Allen

    Associate Professor, Columbia University School of Social Work

    Heidi Allen, PhD, MSW, is an associate professor at Columbia University School of Social Work. She studies the impact of social policies, like Medicaid–America’s health insurance for the poor–on health and financial well-being. She is a former emergency department social worker and spent several years in state health policy, where she focused on health system […] More
  • Joel C. Cantor

    Joel C. Cantor

    Distinguished Professor of Public Policy and Founding Director, Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University

    Joel C. Cantor, ScD is a distinguished professor of public policy and the founding director of the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Cantor is a widely published scholar on effects of health insurance regulatory policy and innovative health service delivery and policy strategies for the Medicaid program. […] More
  • Magdalena Cerdá

    Magdalena Cerdá

    Professor of Population Health at New York University School of Medicine, and Director of the NYU Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy

    Magdalena Cerdá, DrPH, MPH, is a professor in the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine, and the director of the NYU Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy. Her research focuses on the effects that local, state and national drug and health policies have on substance use trends, and on the ways the […] More
  • Dave A. Chokshi

    Dave A. Chokshi

    Sternberg Family Professor of Leadership, City College of New York

    Dave A. Chokshi — a practicing physician and public health leader — is currently the Sternberg Family Professor of Leadership at the City College of New York. Dr. Chokshi previously served as the 43rd Health Commissioner of New York City. From 2020-2022, he led the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including its historic campaign […] More
  • Dalton Conley

    Dalton Conley

    Henry Putnam University Professor in Sociology, Princeton University

    Dalton Conley is the Henry Putnam University Professor in Sociology at Princeton University and a faculty affiliate at the Office of Population Research and the Center for Health and Wellbeing. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and in a pro bono capacity he serves as dean of […] More
  • Mary Dixon-Woods

    Mary Dixon-Woods

    Director of The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute and The Health Foundation Professor of Healthcare Improvement Studies, University of Cambridge

    Mary Dixon-Woods is director of The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute and is The Health Foundation Professor of Healthcare Improvement Studies in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge. She is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and the Academy of Medical Sciences, an honorary fellow of […] More
  • Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Ezekiel J. Emanuel

    Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, University of Pennsylvania

    Ezekiel J. Emanuel is the vice provost for global initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and codirector of the Healthcare Transformation Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. From January 2009 to January 2011, Emanuel served as a special advisor on health policy to the director of the Office of Management […] More
  • Erika Franklin Fowler

    Erika Franklin Fowler

    Professor of Government and Codirector of the Wesleyan Media Project, Wesleyan University

    Erika Franklin Fowler, PhD, is professor of government at Wesleyan University where she directs the Wesleyan Media Project (WMP), which tracks and analyzes political advertising in real-time during elections. Fowler specializes in large-scale analyses of political and health-related communication—from local media and campaign advertising in particular—in electoral and health policy settings, and her interdisciplinary work […] More
  • Bianca K. Frogner

    Bianca K. Frogner

    Professor of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Director of the Center for Health Workforce Studies, and Director of the Primary Care Innovation Lab, University of Washington

    Bianca K. Frogner, PhD is Professor in the Department of Family Medicine in the School of Medicine at University of Washington (UW). She is also the Director of the UW Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) and Director of the Primary Care Innovation Lab (PCI-Lab), both housed in the Department of Family Medicine. She is […] More
  • Elena Fuentes-Afflick

    Elena Fuentes-Afflick

    Professor, Vice Chair of Pediatrics, and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco; Chief of Pediatrics at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

    Elena Fuentes-Afflick, MD, MPH, is professor and vice chair of pediatrics, chief of pediatrics at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and vice dean for academic affairs in the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Fuentes-Afflick obtained her undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Michigan and a masters degree […] More
  • Sandro Galea

    Sandro Galea

    Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health

    Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, a physician and an epidemiologist, is dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health. He previously held academic and leadership positions at Columbia University, the University of Michigan, and the New York Academy of Medicine. Galea’s scholarship has been at the intersection of social and psychiatric […] More
  • Sherry A. Glied

    Sherry A. Glied

    Dean, New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

    Milbank Quarterly Advisory Board Member Sherry A. Glied is dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. More
  • Lawrence O. Gostin

    Lawrence O. Gostin

    University Professor in Global Health Law and Faculty Director, O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown University

    Lawrence O. Gostin is University Professor in Global Health Law at Georgetown University, faculty director of the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, and director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights. He has chaired numerous National Academy of Sciences committees, proposed a Framework Convention […] More
  • Laura Gottlieb

    Laura Gottlieb

    Professor of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

    Laura Gottlieb, MD, MPH, is a professor of family and community medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research explores health care sector programs and policies related to identifying and addressing social risk factors in the context of care delivery. She is the founding director of the Social Interventions Research and Evaluation Network, […] More
  • Mark Hall

    Mark Hall

    Fred D. and Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law and Director, Health Law and Policy Program, Wake Forest Law

    Mark Hall, JD, is the Fred D. and Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law and director of the Health Law and Policy Program at Wake Forest Law. He is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy, and bioethics. The author or editor of twenty books, including Making […] More
  • Hahrie Han

    Hahrie Han

    Professor of Political Science and Inaugural Director, SNF Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins University

    Hahrie Han is the inaugural director of the SNF Agora Institute, a professor of political science, and faculty director of the P3 Research Lab at Johns Hopkins University. She specializes in the study of organizing, movements, civic engagement, and democracy. Her newest book will be published by the University of Chicago Press in the fall […] More
  • Rachel R. Hardeman

    Rachel R. Hardeman

    Professor in the Division of Health Policy & Management, University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, the Blue Cross Endowed Professor in Health and Racial Equity, and the Founding Director of the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity (CARHE)

    Dr. Rachel R. Hardeman is a tenured Professor in the Division of Health Policy & Management at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, the Blue Cross Endowed Professor in Health and Racial Equity, and the Founding Director of the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity (CARHE, pronounced “care”), and a member of […] More
  • Mark Hayward

    Mark Hayward

    Professor of Sociology and Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin

    Mark D. Hayward, Ph.D. is a professor of sociology and Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Hayward is a health demographer. Building on a long-standing interest in the developmental origins of adult health, his current work incorporates biosocial lenses (e.g., pathophysiological pathways and genetic risk) to […] More
  • Paula M. Lantz

    Paula M. Lantz

    James B. Hudak professor of health policy and professor of public policy at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan

    Paula Lantz, PhD, MS, MA, is the James B. Hudak professor of health policy and a professor of public policy at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. She also holds an appointment as professor of health management and policy in the School of Public Health. Lantz teaches and conducts research […] More
  • Alana M.W. LeBrón

    Alana M.W. LeBrón

    Associate Professor of Public Health and Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine

    Alana M.W. LeBrón, Ph.D., M.S., is an associate professor of Public Health and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, her M.S. in Public Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and her A.B. in Gender and Women’s […] More
  • Taeku Lee

    Taeku Lee

    Professor of Political Science and George Johnson Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley

    Taeku Lee, MPP, PhD, is a professor of political science and the George Johnson Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests are in racial and ethnic politics, public opinion and survey research, identity and inequality, and deliberative and participatory democracy. Lee’s current projects examine: racial diversity and political inequality in […] More
  • John Lowe

    John Lowe

    Joseph Blades Centennial Memorial Professors, University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

    John Lowe, RN, PhD, FAAN, is the Joseph Blades Centennial Memorial Professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. He is a Cherokee Native American tribal member and also has Creek and Lenape Native American tribal heritage. Dr. Lowe currently serves as a member of the Advisory Council to the National Institutes […] More
  • John E. McDonough

    John E. McDonough

    Professor of Public Health Practice, Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    John E. McDonough, DrPH, MPA, is a professor of public health practice at the Harvard University TH Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Between 2008 and 2010, he served as a senior adviser on national health reform to the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, […] More
  • Beth McGinty

    Beth McGinty

    Livingston Farrand Professor of Public Health and Chief of the Division of Health Policy and Economics, Weill Cornell Medical College

    Beth McGinty, PhD, MS is the Livingston Farrand Professor of Public Health and Chief of the Division of Health Policy and Economics at Weill Cornell Medical College. She conducts research focused on how health policies affect populations with complex health and social needs, including people experiencing mental illness, substance use disorder, chronic pain, and others. […] More
  • Michelle Mello

    Michelle Mello

    Professor of Law and Professor of Medicine, Stanford Law School and School of Medicine

    Michelle Mello is professor of law at Stanford Law School and professor of medicine in the Center for Health Policy/Primary Care and Outcomes Research in the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. She conducts empirical research into issues at the intersection of law, ethics, and health policy. She is the author of […] More
  • Jamila Michener

    Jamila Michener

    Associate Professor, Department of Government, Cornell University

    Jamila Michener is an associate professor in the Department of Government at Cornell. She studies American politics and policy, with a particular focus on the political causes and consequences of poverty and racial inequality. She is author of Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism and Unequal Politics (Cambridge University Press). She is codirector of the Cornell Center […] More
  • Jennifer Karas Montez

    Jennifer Karas Montez

    Professor of Sociology, the Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar in Aging Studies, and Director, Center for Aging and Policy Studies, Syracuse University

    Jennifer Karas Montez is a professor of sociology, the Gerald B. Cramer Faculty Scholar in Aging Studies, director of the NIA-funded Center for Aging and Policy Studies, and codirector of the Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab at Syracuse University. Her research investigates trends and disparities in population health since the 1980s and the growing […] More
  • Christopher Sebastian Parker

    Christopher Sebastian Parker

    Professor of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

    Christopher Sebastian Parker is a professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Parker was formerly the Stuart and Lee Scheingold Professor of Political Science and Social Justice at the University of Washington. A graduate of UCLA (BA) and the University of Chicago (AM, PhD), he is the author of Change They Can’t Believe In: The Tea Party and […] More
  • Mark V. Pauly

    Mark V. Pauly

    Bendheim Professor and Professor of Health Care Management, Business and Public Policy, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

    Mark V. Pauly, PhD, is Bendheim Professor in the Department of Health Care Management, professor of health care management, and business and public policy at The Wharton School and professor of economics in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. A former commissioner on the Physician Payment Review Commission, Pauly has […] More
  • Francisco I. Pedraza

    Francisco I. Pedraza

    Associate Professor, School of Politics & Global Studies, Associate Director, Center for Latina/os and American Politics Research, Arizona State University

    Francisco I. Pedraza is an associate professor in the School of Politics & Global Studies and associate director of the Center for Latina/os and American Politics Research at Arizona State University. Pedraza was formerly a professor in the Department of Political Science and the School of Public Policy at the University of California, Riverside. In 2021 he was a visiting scholar at […] More
  • David N. Pellow

    David N. Pellow

    Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

    David N. Pellow is the Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies and director of the Global Environmental Justice Project at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he teaches courses on social change movements, environmental justice, human-animal conflicts, sustainability, and social inequality. His teaching and research focus on ecological justice issues in the United […] More
  • Harold A. Pollack

    Harold A. Pollack

    Helen Ross Distinguished Service Professor of Social Service Administration, Faculty Codirector of the Health Lab, University of Chicago

    Harold A. Pollack, PhD, is the Helen Ross Distinguished Service Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He is faculty codirector of the University of Chicago Health Lab. He researches services for severely disadvantaged populations for individuals at the interface between Medicaid and the criminal justice system. More
  • Ninez A. Ponce

    Ninez A. Ponce

    Professor and Director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

    Ninez A. Ponce, MPP, PhD, is professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, and principal investigator for the California Health Interview Survey. At UCLA she has taught courses in health economics, health policy analysis, global health, and advanced research methods. Her research contributes to […] More
  • Thomas Rice

    Thomas Rice

    Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

    Thomas Rice holds the position of Distinguished Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.  A health economist, his areas of interest include international health care systems, competition and regulation, behavioral economics, and health insurance.  His upcoming book, Health Insurance Systems in High-Income Countries, will be […] More
  • Sara Rosenbaum

    Sara Rosenbaum

    Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services

    Sara Rosenbaum is the Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and founding chair of the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. She also holds professorships in the Schools of Law and Medicine and Health Sciences. A graduate of Wesleyan University and […] More
  • David Rosner

    David Rosner

    Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and Professor of History, Columbia University

    David Rosner is the Ronald H. Lauterstein Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and professor of history at Columbia University and codirector of the Center for the History of Public Health at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. He is also an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. In addition to numerous grants, he has […] More
  • Bhaven N. Sampat

    Bhaven N. Sampat

    Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) and School of Public Affairs (SPA), Arizona State University

    Bhaven Sampat is a Professor in Arizona State University’s (ASU’s) School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Public Affairs, and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research focuses on the economics and political economy of innovation and innovation policy. Among other topics, he has studied US […] More
  • Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

    Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

    Margaret Walker Alexander Professor, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

    Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, PhD, is an economist who studies policies aimed at improving the lives of children in poverty, including education, health, and income support policies. Her work traces the impact of major public policies such as the Food Stamp Program, school finance reform, and early childhood education on children’s long-term outcomes. She is the […] More
  • Richard M. Scheffler

    Richard M. Scheffler

    Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Public Policy, Graduate School of Public Health and the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley

    Richard M. Scheffler is a Distinguished Professor of Health Economics and Public Policy at the Graduate School of Public Health and the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. Scheffler is the director of The Nicholas C. Petris Center on Health Care Markets and Consumer Welfare as well as the director […] More
  • Joshua M. Sharfstein

    Joshua M. Sharfstein

    Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Training and Community Engagement Professor of the Practice, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

    Joshua M. Sharfstein is associate dean for public health practice and training at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He served as secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from 2011 to 2014, as principal deputy commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration from 2009 to 2011, and as […] More
  • Courtney Harold Van Houtven

    Courtney Harold Van Houtven

    Professor of Population Health Sciences, Duke University

    Courtney Harold Van Houtven, PhD, MSc, is professor of population health sciences at Duke University and core faculty in the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and a core investigator at the Center of Innovation to Accelerate Discovery and Practice Transformation at the Durham VA. She conducts comparative effectiveness and economics research and designs and tests […] More
  • Keith Wailoo

    Keith Wailoo

    Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs, Princeton University

    Keith Wailoo, PhD, is Henry Putnam University Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton University where he teaches in the Department of History and in the School of Public and International Affairs. He is former chair of History (2017-20), former vice dean in the School of Public and International Affairs (2013-15), and current president […] More
  • Leana Wen

    Leana Wen

    Professor of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University

    Leana Wen, MD, MsC, is an emergency physician, professor of health policy and management at George Washington University, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She is also a CNN medical analyst and contributing columnist for The Washington Post, where she writes a weekly column and anchors the new Post newsletter, “The Checkup […] More
  • Gail R. Wilensky

    Gail R. Wilensky

    Economist and Senior Fellow, Project HOPE

    Gail R. Wilensky, PhD, is an economist and senior fellow at Project HOPE, an international health foundation. She directed the Medicare and Medicaid programs and served in the White House as a senior adviser on health and welfare issues to President Georege HW Bush. She was also the first chair of the Medicare Payment Advisory […] More
  • Susan Webb Yackee

    Susan Webb Yackee

    Director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and Collins-Bascom Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Susan Webb Yackee is director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and Collins-Bascom Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science at UW-Madison. Her research and teaching interests include the US public policymaking process, public management, regulation, administrative law, and interest group politics. Yackee has published articles in a number of journals, including the American […] More