FORA.tv Speaker - Mark McClellan
A medical doctor and economist, Mark McClellan is the director of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution. The Engelberg Center studies ways to provide practical solutions for access, quality, and financing challenges facing the U.S. health care system. Dr. McClellan is the former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (2004-2006) and the former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (2002-2004). He also served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and senior director for health care policy at the White House (2001-2002). During the Clinton administration, Dr. McClellan was deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury for economic policy (1998-1999), where he supervised economic analysis and policy development on a range of domestic policy issues.
Prior to entering government service, Dr. McClellan was an associate professor of economics and associate professor of medicine at Stanford University. He directed Stanford’s Program on Health Outcomes Research, served as associate editor of the Journal of Health Economics, and was a co-principal investigator of the Health and Retirement Study, a longitudinal study of the health and economic status of older Americans. Dr. McClellan has twice received the Kenneth J. Arrow Award for outstanding research in health economics.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. McClellan earned his MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, his M.D. from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and his Ph.D. in economics from MIT.
02.26.13 | 02:38:29 min
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