Sherry Glied, Ph.D.

NYU Wagner School of Public Service

Sherry Glied, Ph.D., is the Dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University, an M.A. in economics from the University of Toronto, and a B.A. in economics from Yale University, .

Prior to becoming Dean, Dr. Glied was Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health (1989-2013) and Chaired the Department of Health Policy and Management (1998-2009). She also served as Senior Economist for health care and labor market policy on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (1992-1993), under Presidents Bush and Clinton, and participated in the Clinton Health Care Task Force. In 2010, she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services, and served in that capacity for two years. Dr. Glied has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and the Board of AcademyHealth. She is also a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Health Advisers. 

Dr. Glied’s principal areas of research are in health policy reform and mental health care policy. She is the author of Chronic Condition (Harvard University Press) and co-authored Better But Not Well: Mental Health Policy in the U.S. since 1950 (Johns Hopkins University Press) with Dr. Richard Frank. She was also the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics (Oxford University Press) with Peter C. Smith.