Healthcare in the New Millennium: Challenges and Opportunities
Recognized as one of the nation’s leading authorities on health care economics, Uwe E. Reinhardt is the James Madison Professor of Political Economy at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1970. He is a health policy expert who has advised various state and international bodies, including the World Bank, the Physician Payment Review Commission, the Veterans Administration and the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Reinhardt has been a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences since 1978. He has served in the past on the boards of Duke University, the Duke University Health System and other health care providers. He is currently a director of Boston Scientific, a medical device company, and a trustee for the Hambrecht & Quist Life Sciences Fund and Health Care Fund, which are closed-end mutual funds.
Dr. Reinhardt is or has been an editorial board member for many publications, 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. He is a member of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured.
Born in Germany, Dr. Reinhardt received his bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 1964 and his Ph.D. in economics from Yale University in 1970.