Joseph Newhouse

Joseph Newhouse

John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management
Harvard Kennedy School
Ph.D. Harvard University
Joseph Newhouse

Joseph P. Newhouse, John D. MacArthur Professor of Health Policy and Management, is the former head of the Interfaculty Initiative on Health Policy and chairs the Committee on Higher Degrees in Health Policy, which administers the PhD program in Health Policy at Harvard. He was the founding editor of the Journal of Health Economics, which he edited for 30 years, is currently a member of the editorial board of The New England Journal of Medicine,and serves on the Comptroller Generals Advisory Committee. He was chair of the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission and vice chair of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the Board of Health Advisors of the Congressional Budget Office. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Newhouse was the first recipient of the David Kershaw Prize of the Association of Public Policy and Management and has received the Hans Sigrist Prize, the Distinguished Investigator Award of the Association for Health Services Research, the Kenneth J. Arrow award, the Zvi Griliches award, and the Paul A. Samuelson Certificate of Excellence for various writings. He is on the board of directors of Aetna, Abt Associates, and the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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Yahya Chaudhry 617-495-5994

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