Sherry Glied

New York University
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Public Affairs and Public Policy

Sherry Glied is a health care policy expert who has worked extensively in academia and in public service. Her principal areas of research and impact are health policy reform and mental health care policy. 

Glied is currently Dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. Prior to NYU, Glied was Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Her books include Chronic Condition and Better But Not Well: Mental Health Policy in the U.S. since 1950 with Richard Frank and The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics co-edited with Peter C. Smith. 

Her government experience includes serving as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services from July 2010 through August 2012; Senior Economist for health care and labor market policy on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers in 1992-1993, under Presidents Bush and Clinton; and a participant in the Clinton Health Care Task Force.

Glied holds a B.A. in economics from Yale University, an M.A. in economics from the University of Toronto, and a Ph.D. economics from Harvard University.

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