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Sara J. Singer

Sara J. Singer, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Health Care Management and Policy, Harvard University
Adjunct Affiliate at the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research

677 Huntington Avenue
Kresge, Room 336
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

(650) 723-0570 (voice)
(650) 723-1919 (fax)

Research Interests

state, national, and international health care system reform; the impact of financing, organization, and public and private policies on cost, quality, and access


Sara Singer is a senior research scholar at CHP/PCOR. She served as executive director of the Center for Health Policy until August 2003. She previously served as staff director of the California Managed Health Care Improvement Task Force, and as senior legislative analyst on health policy to moderate Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee during the committee's debate of the Health Security Act of 1994. She has provided strategic and technical expertise to national and international policymakers and to health industry leaders. In addition to lecturing on health policy and management, she conducts research on public- and private-sector regulation of health insurance and health care in the United States and around the world. She holds an AB from Princeton University and an MBA with a certificate in public management from Stanford University.