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Uwe Reinhardt

Uwe Reinhardt, Ph.D. a native of Germany, has taught at Princeton University since 1968, rising through the ranks from assistant professor of economics to his current positions.

In 1978, Professor Reinhardt was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, on whose Governing Council he served from 1979 to 1982. He currently serves on the Institute’s Committee on Technical Innovation in Medicine and on the Committee on the Implications of a Physician Surplus.

During 1987-90, Professor Reinhardt was a member of the National Leadership Commission on Health Care, a private sector initiative established to develop options for health care reform and he continues to serve on that body’s successor, the National Leadership Coalition on Health Care, co-chaired by former Presidents Carter and Ford. He is past president of the Association of Health Services Research on whose board he still serves. He is also past president of the Foundation for Health Services Research. Currently he serves as a trustee of the Duke University Health System.

Professor Reinhardt has been a consultant to the United States Congress and the World Bank. In July 1997 he was appointed a member of the World Bank External Advisory Panel for Health, Nutrition and Population.

Professor Reinhardt was or is a member of numerous editorial boards, among them the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of Health Economics, the Milbank Memorial Quarterly, and Health Affairs.

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