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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Columbia Professor Appointed to AcademyHealth Council Executive Committee

Dr. Miriam Laugesen, associate professor of health policy and management at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, was named to the Executive Committee of the AcademyHealth Education Council for a three-year term at the 2018 Annual Research Meeting held in Seattle, June 24-26th.

AcademyHealth is a leading national organization for health services researchers, policymakers, and health care practitioners, providing information on health policy and practices to enhance the professional skills of researchers and users. The Council advises the Board of Directors and Academy Health leadership on trends in the educational needs of its members and provides counsel on strategies for their professional development in health services research.

Dr. Laugesen is the author of Fixing Medical Prices: How Physicians are Paid (2016, Harvard University Press).