David Kindig, M.D., Ph.D.
David A. Kindig, M.D., Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Population Health Sciences and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor for Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Medicine. He Co-Directs the Wisconsin site of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program and also serves as Senior Advisor to the UW Population Health Institute., and Co-Director of its “Making Wisconsin the Healthiest State” project.
Dr. Kindig, a member of the Institute of Medicine, served as Professor of Preventive Medicine/Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin from 1980-2003. He was Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1980-1985, Director of Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center (1976-80), Deputy Director of the Bureau of Health Manpower, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare (1974-76), and the First Medical Director of the National Health Services Corps (1971-73).
Dr. Kindig served as Chair of the federal Council of Graduate Medical Education (1995-1997), President of the Association for Health Services Research (1997-1998), a ProPAC Commissioner from 1991-94 and as Senior Advisor to Donna Shalala, Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1993-95.
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