Health Care Experts

  • Ronald E. Bachman

    Ronald E. Bachman, F.S.A., M.A.A.A. is a Principal at PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P. He is the Atlanta Healthcare Leader for the Southeast Region of the Human Resource Services Practice. Mr. Bachman is an actuary with extensive experience in managed care strategy and financial modeling.

  • Michael F. Cannon

    Prior to becoming a Senior Fellow, Cannon served as director of government affairs, managing the NCPA's Washington, D.C. office, including representing the organization before the Bush administration, on Capitol Hill, and by serving as a liaison to other think tanks, trade groups and policy organizations.

  • Linda Gorman

    Linda Gorman, Ph.D. is director of the Health Policy Center at the Independence Institute, a free market think tank in Golden, Colorado. A former academic economist, she now focuses on state health care issues.

  • Robert F. Graboyes

    Dr. Robert F. Graboyes is an NCPA senior fellow and Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, VA. His work focuses on federal and state health care policy and on technological innovation in health care. He is also an adjunct Associate Professor of health economics at Virginia Commonwealth University, the University of Virginia, George Mason University, and the George Washington University.

  • John R. Graham

    John R. Graham is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute as well as NCPA. As an expert on individual choice and limited government control over medicine, Graham speaks frequently on health reform on radio and television, and at meetings in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

  • David Gratzer

    David Gratzer, M.D. is a physician and writer. He is the author of Code Blue: Reviving Canada's Health Care System (ECW Press, 1999), which was awarded the $25,000 Donner Prize for best Canadian public policy book in 2000. Code Blue is now in its fifth printing. He is also the editor of Better Medicine: Reforming Canadian Health Care (ECW Press, 2002). Dr. Gratzer is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute's Center for Medical Progress.

  • Devon M. Herrick, Ph.D.

    Devon Herrick, Ph. D., is a preeminent expert on 21st century medicine, including the evolution of Internet-based medicine, consumer driven health care and key changes in the global health market. He was among the first to identify and publish in-depth studies on medical tourism, telemedicine, and "shopping for drugs" strategies.

  • Regina E. Herzlinger

    Regina E. Herzlinger, Ph.D. is the Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration Chair at the Harvard Business School. She was the first woman to be tenured and chaired at Harvard Business School and the first to serve on a number of corporate boards. She has written many articles and books in the fields of governance, health care, and nonprofit organizations. She is currently researching the transformation of the American health care industry and oversight issues.

  • Terry Holman

    Mr. Holman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of DIRECTtotheSOURCE, Inc. an issue specific consultancy. Since 1995 Mr. Holman has been actively engaged in the establishment of Medical Savings Account (MSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) healthcare plans both through legislation and in the marketplace.

  • R. Glenn Hubbard

    R. Glenn Hubbard, Ph.D. is the Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance in the Department of Economics and Graduate School of Business of Columbia University, where he is also Co-Director of the Program on Entrepreneurship at the Graduate School of Business.

  • Nora Janjan, MD, MPSA, MBA

    In 2008, Dr. Janjan retired as a radiation oncologist and palliative care specialist at The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center to pursue health policy matters.

  • Robert Moffit

    Robert Moffit, Ph.D. is a 25-year veteran of Washington policymaking. A former senior official at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Personnel Management, both under President Ronald Reagan, he specializes in Medicare reform, health insurance, and other health policy issues.

  • Gerald Musgrave, Ph.D.

    Gerald Musgrave is president of Economics America, Inc., in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He has engaged in teaching and research at California State University, Michigan State University, the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Stanford University and the University of Michigan.

  • Mark Pauly

    Mark Pauly, Ph.D. is a professor, vice dean, and chair of the Health Care Systems Department in the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches courses on health care, public policy and management, insurance and risk management, and economics.

  • Andrew J. Rettenmaier, Ph.D.

    Andrew J. Rettenmaier, Ph.D. is an NCPA senior fellow and a Executive Associate Director at the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University.

  • Robert M. Sade

    Robert Sade, M.D. is a native of Boston, received his BA degree from Wesleyan University in 1959, and his MD degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1963. He received his surgical training at several Harvard teaching hospitals, concluding as chief resident in cardiac surgery at the Children's Hospital.

  • Thomas R. Saving, Ph.D.

    Dr. Thomas R. Saving is an NCPA senior fellow, and the Executive Director of the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University. A University Distinguished Professor of Economics at Texas A&M, he also holds the Jeff Montgomery Professorship in Economics.

  • Greg Scandlen

    Greg Scandlen is the founder of Consumers for Health Care Choices, a non-partisan, non-profit membership organization aimed at empowering consumers in the health care system.

  • Gail Wilensky

    Gail Wilensky, Ph.D. is a Senior Fellow at Project HOPE, an international health education foundation, where she analyzes and develops policies relating to health reform and to ongoing changes in the medical marketplace.