Dana Goldman is the Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair and a Professor of Pharmacy, Public Policy, and Economics at the University of Southern California. He also directs the Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, one of the nation’s premier health policy research institutions. Dr. Goldman is the author of over 175 articles, including publications in the most prestigious medical, economic, health policy, demography, and statistics journals. He is a health policy advisor to the Congressional Budget Office, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Institute, and several health care companies. He also 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, Business Week, The Economist, NBC Nightly News, CNN and other media. Dr. Goldman is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest health policy honors. He is the recipient of several prominent awards, including: the Eugene Garfield Economic Impact Prize, recognizing outstanding research on medicine and the economy; the MetLife Foundation’s Silver Scholar Award, honoring aging research; the National Institute for Health Care Management award for best health policy article; and the Alice Hersh New Investigator Award recognizing the leading young health services researcher. Dr. Goldman received his B.A. summa cum laude from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.