What the 2020 Election Means for Federal and State Health Policy

January 19, 2021
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
ONLINE

Brought to you by the Center for Health Economics & Policy, this event features a panel of experts from WashU,  Missouri Science and Technology Policy Initiative, and Gerontological Association of America. Panelists will discuss the results of the 2020 election and their impact on health policy at the federal and state level.

This event is open to all and will take place virtually via Zoom. Please register to receive your unique link to attend.

 

Featured Panelists

Brian Lindberg
Public Policy Consultant, Gerontological Association of America

Brian Lindberg is a Washington, DC based advocate, policy educator, and lobbyist.  He serves as public policy advisor to The Gerontological Society of America.
He also provides public policy consultation and lobbying for several other organizations including the National Association for Geriatric Education and the Special Needs Alliance.
Brian has served on many boards and advisory panels, including for the Institute of Medicine, CMS, NAIC, and the Planning Committee for the National Quality Forum (appointed by Vice President Gore).  Currently, Brian serves on the Board of Visitors of the College of Health Professions and Social Work, Temple University.
Brian worked in Congress for ten years on the House Select Committee on Aging and the Senate Special Committee on Aging.

Tim McBride, PhD, MS
Bernard Becker Professor, Brown School, Washington University

Dr. McBride is an influential health policy analyst and leading health economist shaping the national agenda in rural health care, health insurance, health reform, Medicare and Medicaid policy, health economics, and access to health care. He is currently studying Medicaid policy, access for the uninsured, the implementation of health reform at the state and national levels, Medicare Advantage, and long-term entitlement reform.

Josh Mueller, PhD
Health and Mental Health Policy Fellow, Missouri Science and Technology Policy Initiative

Josh completed his Ph.D. in Dynamical Neuroscience from the University of California, Santa Barbara in summer 2020. His dissertation work, completed in the Complex Systems Group under the supervision of Dr. Jean Carlson, characterizes the syntax of fruit fly grooming behavior. Josh earned a B.A. in Biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied proteins responsible for the regulation of replication in Epstein-Barr virus and Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus.

Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW
Institute for Informatics, Washington University

Dr. Prusaczyk’s research focuses on improving the health and healthcare of older adults, particularly vulnerable older adults such as those with dementia or those living in rural areas, through the use of implementation science and data and technology. Specifically, her research focuses on the implementation of evidence-based practices and policies that improve care at the intersection of the health and social service settings. She is also interested in using social network analysis to understand care coordination and communication among health and social service providers.

Event Sponsors: Center for Health Economics & Policy at the Institute for Public Health