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Robert Hackey ─ Today's Healthcare Issues: Democrats and Republicans (Across the Aisle)

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

7 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

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This volume provides readers with a broad overview of a variety of issues in contemporary health policy that span health care reform, health insurance, pharmaceuticals, public health, health care for underserved populations, and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The book explores the politics of each issue, drawing upon historical evidence, legislative research, public opinion polls, and the views of key decision makers from both Democratic and Republican perspectives. This coverage provides readers with a clear sense of how policymakers from each party think about the issues involved.

Moderator:
Wendy Schiller, Professor of Political Science, Director of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy

Commentators on the panel:
Martha Gardner, Associate Professor of History and Social Sciences, MCPHS University
Kelly Smith, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Stetson University
Darrell West, Vice President and Director - Governance Studies, Senior Fellow - Center for Technology Innovation, Douglas Dillon Chair in Governmental Studies, Brookings Institution

Co-Authors:
Robert Hackey, Adjunct Lecturer in International and Public Affairs
Todd Olszewski, Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management, Providence College

The book can be purchased here.

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