Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is a long-time leader in medical research and clinical practice. The school employs a number of experts in many areas of expertise, including health care policy issues. Under the direction of former dean William Peck, the university has established the Center for Health Policy to:
- Identify key issues, then design, conduct and disseminate highest quality research projects and analyses aimed at understanding and developing policies that will lead to improved health care;
- Provide a base for experts from the United States and abroad to undertake relevant projects;
- Develop and implement a variety of educational experiences in health policy for students and younger and mid-career health professionals from Washington University and elsewhere, and
- Sponsor conferences, symposia, workshops, commissions, visiting professorships and sabbaticals drawing from the national and international community of experts.
Highly qualified and respected experts are avaialable to comment on a variety of health care policy issues. Please use the links below to identify and contact an expert source for assistance in your reporting. If you’d like help in setting up an interview, please contact Joni Westerhouse at (314) 286-0120 or Debra Caruso at (212) 907-0051.
Faculty areas of expertise include:
- Health Care Policy – William Peck, Will Ross, Stuart Boxerman, Ira Kodner, Steven Teitelbaum, Panos Kouvelis
- Ethics / Malpractice – William Peck, Will Ross, Rebecca Dresser
- Disparities in Health Care and Insurance – William Peck, Will Ross, Edward Lawlor
- Medical / Pharmaceutical Research Issues – William Peck, Steven Teitelbaum, Rebecca Dresser, F. Scott Kieff, Jackson Nickerson
- Costs of Health Care, Insurance and Drugs – William Peck, Edward Lawlor, Jackson Nickerson
- Medical Workforce Issues – William Peck, Ira Kodner, Nancy Morrow-Howell