The Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics Welcomes Professor Emeritus Ted Marmor of Yale University

Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics is excited to announce its Fulbright Visiting Scholar for the 2018–19 academic year, Professor Emeritus Ted Marmor of Yale University. Professor Marmor is a world-renowned scholar of comparative health law and policy. He will be present in Ottawa in a series of visits, the first of which will be October 17–22.

If you would like to meet Professor Marmor during his first visit please contact healthlaw@uottawa.ca to coordinate.

Professor Marmor's scholarship primarily concerns welfare state politics and policy in North America and Western Europe. He is the author or co-author of 11 books and over 100 articles in a wide range of journals. A collection of his recent articles appeared in 2007 in Fads Fallacies and Foolishness in Medical Management and Policy (World Scientific Publishing). In 2009 Yale University Press published his co-edited book, Comparative Studies and the Politics of Modern Medical Care, and in 2012 Politics, Health and Health Care: Selected Essays co-authored with Rudolf Klein.

Professor Marmor began his public career as a special assistant to Wilbur Cohen, Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under President Johnson in the late 1960s. He has been Associate Dean of Minnesota's School of Public Affairs, faculty at the University of Chicago, Head of Yale's Center for Health Services, a member of President Carter's Commission on the National Agenda for the 1980s, and a senior policy advisor to Walter Mondale in the Presidential campaign of 1984. He has testified before Congress about medical care reform, social security, and welfare issues, as well as been a consultant to government and non-profit agencies. He has also written numerous op-eds in Canadian and U.S. media.

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