Explaining the health care reform debate (Spring, 2010)
Both local and national media have sought out School faculty members to comment on aspects of the national debate on health care reform, particularly after a bill was passed in March.
Among those most often quoted are Tim Carey, MD, director of the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research and adjunct epidemiology faculty member; Dean Harris, JD, clinical associate professor of health policy and management; Jon Oberlander, PhD, professor of health policy and management and social medicine; and Thomas Ricketts, PhD, professor of health policy and management.
Media included The New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, National Public Radio, USA Today, MSNBC, CBS Sunday Morning and Evening News programs, American Public Radio’s “Marketplace,” AARP Bulletin Today, The Daily Tar Heel (UNC), WCHL Radio and The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.).
Health policy and management doctoral student Brad Wright also blogs about health care reform in The Huffington Post (see www.huffingtonpost.com/d-brad-wright).
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