This lecture by Michael R. Reich is presented by the USC Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Institute for Global Health & Program on Global Health and Human Rights.
Michael R. Reich is Taro Takemi Professor of International Health Policy at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University in 1981 and has been a member of the Harvard faculty since 1983. Dr. Reich has longstanding interests in the political economy of health reform, pharmaceutical policy, and health policy in Japan and Mexico. He is coauthor of Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity (with M.J. Roberts, W. Hsiao, and P. Berman, 2004), and Access: How Do Good Health Technologies Get to Poor People in Poor Countries? (with L.J. Frost, 2008). He is Co-Editor in Chief of a new journal called Health Systems & Reform. During the current academic year, while on sabbatical, he has been visiting professor at the Mexican National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, and at the School of Medicine, University of California, Riverside.