Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Price Is Wrong — Trump’s Health Secretary Is a Bad Sign for Health Reform

[This column was printed today on Commonwealth Magazine’s website.] PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP has nominated Rep. Tom Price of George, an orthopedic surgeon and the House Budget Committee chairman, to be his first secretary of health and human services. For those … Continue reading

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The Future of Public Health under President Trump

[The Q&A below was published in Harvard media this past week.] How might the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president impact public health over the next four years? John McDonough, professor of the practice of public health … Continue reading

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Explaining our Health Care Dilemma to the World

I co-wrote the article below for the British Medical Journal with John Park, a Kennedy Scholar at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health: America’s HealthCare Dilemma The insurance of at least 22 million Americans hangs in the balance … Continue reading

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Pre-Election Reflections on Health Reform in the 2016 Campaign

[This post appeared in the Health Affairs blog on November 7 2016.  Happy election day, everyone!] We are nearing the grand finale of our long and disheartening election opera, one we dare not ignore because the outcomes matter so much. … Continue reading

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