Dana Goldman


Dana Goldman is a Professor and the Norman Topping Chair in Medicine and Public Policy at the University of Southern California. He is also a founder and managing director of Precision Health Economics, a consulting firm to the health care industry.

Dr. Goldman is a nationally-recognized health economist influential in both academic and policy circles. He is the author of over 100 articles and book chapters. He is a member of the the Institute of Medicine, considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

He is also a health policy advisor to the Congressional Budget Office, and is a frequent speaker on health care issues. He serves on several editorial boards including Health Affairs and the American Journal of Managed Care. He is also a founding editor of the Forum for Health Economics and Policy. Dr. Goldman’s work has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Business Week, U.S. News and World Report, The Economist, NBC Nightly News, CNN, National Public Radio, and other media.

Dr. Goldman was the 2009 recipient of the Eugene Garfield Economic Impact Prize, recognizing outstanding research demonstrating how medical research impacts the economy. He was awarded the National Institute for Health Care Management Research Foundation award for excellence in health policy, and the Alice S. Hersh New Investigator Award recognizing the contributions of a young scholar to the field of health services research. He also has served on several panels for the National Academy of Sciences and Institute of Medicine, including a current panel on the fiscal future of the United States.

Dr. Goldman is also a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research, the nation’s leading economic research organization. Dr. Goldman received his B.A. summa cum laude from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.