Sherry Glied

Sherry Glied

Adjunct Professor
Health Policy and Management


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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.



PhD, 1990, Harvard University
MA, 1985, University of Toronto
BA, 1982, Yale University

Additional Affiliations

Member, Institute of Medicine
Member, National Academy of Social Insurance
Member, Panel of Health Advisers, Congressional Budget Office (-2010)
Member, Board of Directors, AcademyHealth 2007-2010

Honors & Awards

Reasearch!America's Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health Research Award, 2004
NBER Faculty Research Associate, 2000
RWJ Health Policy Investigator Award, 1996
Charles E. Gibbs Leadership Prize, Jacobs Institute for Women's Health, 2008
Chair, Academyhealth Annual Research Meeting, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Healthcare Providers, Injury Prevention, Depression, Mental Health, Disparities / Inequalities in Health, Employee Benefits, Healthcare Policy, Smoking (Tobacco), Minority Health, Demography, Technology

Select Publications

Glied S, Cuellar AE Trends and issues in child and adolescent mental health Health Affairs 22;5 39-50 2003
Glied S Health care costs: on the rise again Journal of Economic Perspectives 17;2 125-148 2003
Glied S, Little S The uninsured and the benefits of medical progress Health Affairs 22;4 210-217 2003
Glied S, Graff Zivin J How do doctors behave when some (but not all) of their patients are in managed care? Journal of Health Economics 21 337-353 2002
Glied S, Remler D, Graff Zivin J Inside the sausage factory: improving estimates of the effects of health insurance expansion proposals Milbank Quarterly 80; 4 603-635 2002
Remler D, Glied S What can the take-up of other programs teach us about how to improve take-up of health insurance programs? American Journal of Public Health 93; 1 67-74 2003
Glied S Is smoking delayed smoking averted? American Journal of Public Health 93 412-415 2003
Cutler D, Garber A Frontiers in Health Policy Research, Volume 6 MIT Press Cambridge, MA 55-86 2003
Cutler DM, Berndt E Medical Care Output and Productivity University of Chicago Press Chicago 511-538 2001
Glied S Chronic Condition: Why Health Reform Fails Harvard University Press Cambridge, MA 1998
Frank, R., Glied, S. Better but Not Well: Mental Health Policy in the United States since 1950 Johns Hopkins University Press Baltimore, MD 2006
Glied, S., Frank, R. Shuffling toward Parity: Bringing Mental Health Care under the Umbrella New England Journal of Medicine 359 113 2008
Glied, S., Herzog, K, Frank, R. The Net Benefits of Depression Management in Primary Care Medical Care Research and Review 67 251 2010
Yankovic, L., Glied, S., Green L., Grams M. The Impact of Ambulance Diversion on Heart Attack Deaths Inquiry 47 81-91 2010
Glied, S., Tilipman, N. Simulation Modeling of Health Care Policy Annual Review of Public Health 31 439-455 2010
Muennig, P., Glied, S. What Changes In Survival Rates Tell Us About US Health Care Health Affairs 2010
Glied, S., Frank, R. Better But Not Best: Recent Trends In The Well-Being Of The Mentally Ill Health Affairs 28 637-648 2009
Cohen, B., Larson, E., Stone, P., Neidell, M., Glied, S. Factors Associated With Variation in Estimates of the Cost of Resistant Infections Medical Care 48 767-775 2010
Neidell, M., Herzog, K., Glied, S. The Association Between Community Water Fluoridation and Adult Tooth Loss American Journal of Public Health 100 1980-1985 2010
Sherry Glied and Peter C. Smith The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics Oxford University Press USA 2011

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