Instructors

Richard Frank

Richard G. Frank, is a Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School. His research is focused on the economics of mental health and substance abuse care, long term care financing policy, health care competition, implementation of health reform and disability policy. Dr. Frank served as an editor for the Journal of Health Economics and was awarded the Georgescu-Roegen Prize from the Southern Economic Association, the Carl A. Taube Award from the American Public Health Association, and the Emily Mumford Medal from Columbia University’s Department of Psychiatry, among others. He is co-author with Sherry Glied of the book Better but Not Well (Johns Hopkins Press).