Thurs., April 8, 2010, Noon to 1 p.m.
What Did We Do in Health Reform?
Oklahoma History Center, Chesapeake Room
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Dr. David Cutler, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics
Department of Economics and Kennedy School of Government
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Public Health
Health and medical care pervade every aspect of our lives. Dr. David Cutler will discuss the major issues that confront us as we attempt to improve America’s health care system. Cutler will focus on trends in three areas: insurance coverage and population health, medical care delivery and costs and public sector financing.
About the Speaker:
Dr. David Cutler is the Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Economics and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Dr. Cutler has developed an impressive record of achievement in both academia and the public sector. He served as Assistant Professor of Economics from 1991 to 1995, was named John L. Loeb Associate Professor of Social Sciences in 1995 and received tenure in 1997.
Honored for his scholarly work and singled out for outstanding mentorship of graduate students, Cutler’s work in health economics and public economics has earned him significant academic and public acclaim. Cutler served on the Council of Economic Advisers and the National Economic Council during the Clinton Administration and was senior health care advisor to Barack Obama’s Presidential campaign. Cutler also advised the Presidential campaign of Bill Bradley. Among other affiliations, Cutler has held positions with the National Institutes of Health and the National Academy of Sciences. Currently, Professor Cutler is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the Institute of Medicine.
Cutler is the author of “Your Money or Your Life: Strong Medicine for America’s Health Care System.” Cutler was recently named one of the 30 people who could have a powerful impact on healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and one of the 50 most influential men aged 45 and younger by Details magazine.
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