Health Care Policy

Making history at LDI: An interview with Rachel Werner

Rachel Werner is the first female and first physician-economist executive director of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and a professor of both medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine and health care management at the Wharton School.

Penn Today Staff

In the News


Despite Push for a Universal Flu Vaccine, the ‘Holy Grail’ Stays Out of Reach

Scott Hensley of the Perelman School of Medicine reacts to news that Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey has introduced a $1 billion bill to fund the search for a universal flu vaccine.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Make America Healthy Again: Rethinking the Federal Budget to Improve Our Health

HUP physician James D. Park proposed that U.S. lawmakers would be wise to expand and support social programs in order to achieve better health outcomes for low-income individuals.