Bradley Herring, PhD

Bradley Herring, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. He is also the department’s Associate Chair of Academic Programs and Director of the Ph.D. Program in Health Economics and Policy. He is an Elected Member to the National Academy of Social Insurance and is the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Maryland Health Insurance Plan (MHIP), the state’s high-risk pool for medically-uninsurable residents. Prior to arriving at Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Herring served for a year with the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, was an assistant professor at Emory University’s School of Public Health, and received a two-year RWJF Scholars in Health Policy fellowship at Yale University. He earned his Ph.D. in health economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and has a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Tulane University.

Dr. Herring’s research focuses on a number of economic and public policy issues related to health insurance coverage and healthcare reform. He has published articles in the Journal of Health Economics, Health Affairs, and New England Journal of Medicine, and is co-author of the book Pooling Health Insurance Risks. He is also a frequent commentator on healthcare reform to the media – including quotes in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal and appearances on C-SPAN, NPR, ABC News Radio, CBS News Radio, and local television.