Jonathan B. Oberlander

Cohort 2 — Berkeley/UCSF
Professor, Departments of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC

Dr. Oberlander is Professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management, and Adjunct Professor of Political Science, at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Dr. Oberlander's research focuses on the politics of health care, health care reform, Medicare and cost control.  He is the author of The Political Life of Medicare (University of Chicago Press), co-editor of the three-volume Social Medicine Reader (Duke University Press), and is an editor of the University of North Carolina Press series, Studies in Social Medicine.  His journal articles include works published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Health Affairs, Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Law and Contemporary Problems, and the Journal of General Internal Medicine.  He received his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University, and has been a visiting scholar at Princeton University and the Russell Sage Foundation.

Discipline: Political Science