A faculty member since 1989, Sherry Glied, PhD, is a leading scholar on U.S. health policy reform and mental health care policy. She served as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under President Barack Obama from July 2010 through August 2012. Dr. Glied led the the School's Department of Health Policy and Management from 1998 to 2009(as division head and then chair)and has been on faculty since 1989. Earlier, she was a senior economist for health care and labor market policy on the President's Council of Economic Advisers under Presidents Bush and Clinton, and participated in the Clinton Health Care Task Force. She has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and to the Board of AcademyHealth and has been a member of the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Health Advisers.
Dr. Glied's book on health care reform, Chronic Condition, was published by Harvard University Press in January 1998. Her book with Richard Frank, Better But Not Well: Mental Health Policy in the U.S. since 1950, was published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in 2006. She is co-editor with Peter C. Smith, of The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics, which was published by the Oxford University Press in 2011. View Faculty CV here (PDF).