Theodore R. Marmor, Ph.D.

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Theodore R. Marmor, Ph.D.

Yale University School of Management

Box 208200
New Haven CT, 06520
US

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EW #3037 has over 30 years areas of expertise including medical care, health insurance, and pension policy. Also experienced in asbestos, tobacco, Medicare/Medicaid, professional ethics, and other litigation.
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EW #3037 Ph.D. , is a Yale management school graduate with a decade of consulting experience in healthcare and related fields. David Stern is a partner and also has consulting experience in healthcare. David Boyum , a Harvard Ph.d in political economy, is our statistical expert and a policy analyst who has specialized in financial markets, illegal drugs, and medical care. The fourth is Robert Harris , a former Whiz Kid from the Pentagon days of Robert MacNamara, a former executive vice-president of the Urban Institute, and an experienced analyst in medical care, asbestos, housing, poverty and related fields.

The team has worked together for more than five years
1) in Canada on constitutional challenges to their national health insurance program (the government side for whom we worked won on both cases--one federal, the other provincial in New Brunswick);
2) in the Celotex bankruptcy case in Florida, where we presented a report on problems of representing different classes of beneficiaries (current and prospective) by plaintiff lawyers who wanted to run the company rather than disperse an insurance fund of one billion dollars:
3) an AARP case (before the IRS) where we explained why the organization's supplementary health insurance offerings were different from what a for-profit firm would provide;
4) a current business evaluation case in Philadelphia involving a critique of estimates of lost profits by the plaintiff against a Cabrini College, which failed to renew a camp lease to athletic facilities;
5) a series of asbestos cases where we have become expert on the question of who knew what facts about asbestos, when, and with what level of comprehension--Union Carbide is the defendant, and there are many cases ongoing. I testified in the West Virginia trial in October, where Union Carbide was the one company that did not settle. On the products liability side, our testimony was said to have been important in Union's relative victory;
6) tobacco cases in Ohio and elsewhere, in all of them we dealt with the public knowledge question of smoking's dangers and thus to what extent the public was or was not fooled by the claims of tobacco firms.

He is a scholar of the contemporary welfare state, one who emphasizes the comparative politics of the subject. He has authored and co-authored eleven books, and has published over a hundred articles in a wide range of scholarly journals, as well as being a frequent op-ed contributor to major US newspapers. Hebegan his public career as a special assistant to Wilbur Cohen (Secretary of HEW) in the mid-1960s. He was associate dean of Minnesota's School of Public Affairs, a faculty member at the University of Chicago, the head of Yale's Center for Health Services, a member of President Carter's Commission, and a senior social policy advisor to Walter Mondale in the Presidential campaign of 1984. He regularly testifies before Congress about medical care reform, social security, and welfare issues, as well as being a frequent consultant to government and non-profit agencies. He lectures widely on policy and management issues and often appears as a commentator on television and radio networks.

Consultancies
States of Kentucky, Delaware, Texas, Illinois, and Vermont
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Congressional Committee on Ways and Means
Urban Institute
President's Commission on Income Maintenance
National Institute for Mental Health
Office of Equal Opportunity
The Ford Foundation
Attorney-General, Canada

Boards of Directors
Director, Robert Wood Johnson Health Policies Scholars Program, 1993-2003
International Advisory Board of The London School of Economics (Health), 1996-
Center for the Study of Drug Development, Tufts University, 1986-1998
National Academy for Social Insurance, 1986-1996
Editorial Board, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice
Editorial Board, Journal of Health, Politics, Policy and Law

Achievements and Honors
Centennial Visiting Professor at The London School of Economics, 2001-2003
Robert Wood Johnson Investigator in Health Policy Award, 2001
Visiting Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1997
Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1998
Fellow, Institute of Medicine
Fellow, National Academy of Social Insurance
Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, 1987-1995 (Emeritus 1995- )

Books
The Politics of Medicine, 2nd Edition, Aldine de Gruyter, 2000
Understanding Health Care Reform, Yale University Press, 1994
America's Misunderstood Welfare State: Persistent Myths, Enduring Realities (with J. Mashaw and P. Harvey), Basic Books, Inc., 1992
Social Security: Beyond the Rhetoric of Crisis (with J. Mashaw), Princeton University Press, 1988
The Career of John C. Calhoun: Politician, Social Critic, Political Philosopher, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1988
Political Analysis and American Medical Care: Essays, Cambridge University Press, 1983

Education
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1966
Research Fellow, Wadham College, Oxford University, 1962
B.A. Harvard College, 1960

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