In August 2013, Sherry Glied became Dean of NYU Wagner. Dean Glied is a Harvard-trained economist, an extensively published scholar in the area of health care policy reform and mental health policy, and has held senior positions in academia and government.

Most recently, Dean Glied was Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia’s Mailman School from 1989-2012. From 1998-2010, she was Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management.

Dean Glied has also served in important policy-making and advisory positions in government, including Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services from 2010-2012. Previously, she served as a senior economist for health care and labor market policy on the President’s Council of Economic Advisors in 1992-1993, under Presidents Bush and Clinton, and participated in the Clinton Health Care Task Force. She was also a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Health Advisers.

She received her B.A. in economics from Yale University, her M.A. in economics from the University of Toronto, and her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard. She was elected to the National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine, is a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance, was a member of the Board of Directors of AcademyHealth, and was the recipient of the Research!America Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health Research Award. She is a fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine, and a faculty research fellow in health economics at the National Bureau of Economic Research.