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MedPAC > Members > Lawrence Casalino, M.D., Ph.D.

Lawrence Casalino, M.D., Ph.D.

Weill Cornell Medical School
Department of Population Health Sciences

New York, NY

Term Expires: 2025

Lawrence Casalino, M.D., Ph.D., was the Livingston Farrand Professor of Public Health and former chief (2008-2023) of the Division of Health Policy and Economics in the Weill Cornell Medical School Department of Population Health Sciences. His research focuses on the intended and unintended effects of public and private policies on the types of provider organizations that exist, on the processes they use to provide care, on the quality and cost of care, and on the impact of policies and organizational processes on socioeconomic and racial/ethnic disparities. Dr. Casalino has served as senior advisor to the director of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, as chair of the Academy Health Annual Research Meeting, as a member of the Panel of Health Advisors for the Congressional Budget Office, on the Fair Health board of directors, as an expert for the Federal Trade Commission, and on many other national committees, technical advisory panels, and nonprofit boards. Prior to academia, Dr. Casalino worked full time as a primary care physician for 20 years and, prior to that, worked as a community organizer.