Ashish Jha, MD, MPH

Ashish Jha, M.D., MPH, is the K.T. Li Professor of Global Health at Harvard University, Dean for Global Strategy at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Director of the Harvard Global Health Institute. He is a practicing General Internist and also Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jha received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and then trained in Internal Medicine at the University of California in San Francisco. He completed his General Medicine fellowship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School and received his M.P.H. from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His research endeavors focus on improving the quality and costs of healthcare systems with a specialized focus on the impact of policies. Dr. Jha has published over two hundred various papers in prestigious journals and heads a personal blog which focuses on using statistical data research to improve health quality. Dr. Jha is a member of the Institute of Medicine at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Sherry Glied, PhD

Sherry Glied is the Dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She held previous appointments as Professor and Chair of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Senior Economist for health care and labor market policy on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers under Presidents Bush and Clinton. Dr. Glied recently served as a member of the Commission on Evidence-based Policymaking, which issued its final report, The Promise of Evidence-based Policymaking, to Congress and President Trump in September 2017.