Jeffrey Wasserman is vice president and director of RAND Health. He currently leads the National Health Security Strategy project, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and earlier led projects related to public health entrepreneurship and the relationship between law and public health emergency preparedness. He was co–principal investigator on RAND's Comprehensive Assessment of Reform Efforts (COMPARE) initiative and led a Gates Foundation–funded project on improving diagnostic tools for the developing world. Wasserman is a professor of public policy at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an instructor in the University of Southern California's International Public Policy and Management program, where he teaches a course on public policy formulation and implementation. Wasserman received his B.A. in political science and his M.S. in public policy analysis from the University of Rochester; his Ph.D. in public policy analysis is from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.
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