Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair and Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Pharmacy, and Economics, University of Southern California

Dana P. Goldman is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Chair and a Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Pharmacy, and Economics at the University of Southern California. He also directs the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, a research hub for one of the nation’s premier health policy and management programs in the Sol Price School of Public Policy and USC School of Pharmacy. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Social Insurance – two of his field’s highest honors. He is the author of more than 300 articles and book chapters, and his research has been published in leading medical, economic, health policy, and statistics journals. His research has been continuously funded by many public and private sources— including more than $50 million from the National Institutes of Health.

Professor Goldman has served as a formal health policy advisor to the Congressional Budget Office, Covered California, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Institute—as well as informally for many private companies and government officials. He serves on the editorial boards of Health Affairs and the American Journal of Managed Care and is founding editor of the Forum for Health Economics and Policy. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Economist, NBC Nightly News and other media. He is former director of ISPOR and ASHEcon. Dr. Goldman received his B.A. summa cum laude from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.

Experience

  • –present
    Director, Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, University of Southern California

Education

  • 1994 
    Stanford, Ph.D/Economics