Timothy D. McBride, Ph.D.
Timothy McBride, Ph.D., is currently a professor and associate dean of public health in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining the Brown School in August 2008, he spent five years in the Department of Health Management and Policy and served as Division Head of Health Policy at the School of Public Health, Saint Louis University. Dr. McBride spent 12 years at the University of Missouri-St. Louis as an associate professor in the Departments of Economics and Public Policy and spent four years at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. from 1987-1991.
Dr. McBride, who received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin, focuses his research in the areas of health economics, health policy, and aging. In particular, most of his research has focused on the uninsured and insurance markets, health reform, Medicare and Medicaid policy, rural health, prevention policy, and long-term care. McBride is co-author of a book, several book chapters, several briefing papers and policy papers, and a few dozen articles in these subject areas. This work has led Dr. McBride to be a frequent advisor to U.S. Congressional committees and the Executive branch on health reform issues.
McBride is currently serving as a member on the nationally-recognized Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Rural Health Panel, which provides advice and briefings on rural health issues to the U.S. Congress and other policymakers. This panel received a special recognition award from the National Rural Health Association for service to the rural health community in 2000. Dr. McBride is a member of several national committees and Boards, including the Methods Council for Academy Health, the Editorial Board for the Journal of Rural Health, the Editorial Board for the Health Administration Press, the Advisory Board for American Society of Health Economists (ASHE), and the Scientific Committee for the International Health Economics Association (iHEA).
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