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BU Public Health Forum: The Conservative Case for Universal Coverage

Speaker: Avik Roy, President, Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity and Opinion Editor, Forbes

Avik Roy is the President of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP.org), a non-partisan, non-profit think tank that conducts original research on expanding opportunity to those who least have it. Roy’s work has been praised widely on both the right and the left. National Review has called him one of the nation’s “sharpest policy minds,” while the New York Times’ Paul Krugman described him as man of “personal and moral courage.” He has advised three presidential candidates on policy, including Marco Rubio, Rick Perry, and Mitt Romney. As the Senior Advisor to Perry’s campaign in 2015, Roy was also the lead author of Gov. Perry’s major policy speeches. The Wall Street Journal called Perry’s address on intergenerational black poverty “the speech of the campaign so far.” Roy also serves as the Opinion Editor at Forbes, where he writes on politics and policy, and manages The Apothecary, the influential Forbes blog on health care policy and entitlement reform.

#PHForum2018. LIVE STREAMING AVAILABLE at www.bu.edu/sph/live

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

For more information on the event, go to: http://www.bu.edu/sph/news-events/signature-programs/public-health-fora/the-conservative-case-for-universal-coverage/