Stuart H. Altman is Dean of The Heller School for Social Policy & Management and Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy at Brandeis University. He has an M.A. and Ph.D. degree in Economics from UCLA and taught at Brown University and the Graduate School of Public Policy at University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Altman is an economist whose research interests are primarily in the area of federal and state health policy. In 2006, Health Affairs listed him among the authors of the 25 Most-Read Health Affairs Papers and 25 Most-Read Health Affairs Papers Overall online. Modern Healthcare, Celebrating 30 years, listed Stuart Altman among the 30 people who have had the most influence on healthcare over the past 30 years; and, for the past five years, they named him among the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare. In June 2004, he was awarded the AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award.
From 2000-2002 he was Co-Chair for the Legislative Health Care Task Force for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In 1997, he was appointed by President Clinton...
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