Sherry Gliedo, PhD, is the Dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. From 1989 to 2012, she was Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, serving as Chair of the department from 1998 to 2009. In June 2010, Dr. Glied was confirmed by the US Senate as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services, a position she occupied until August 2012. From 1992 to 1993, she served as Senior Economist for healthcare and labor market policy on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. She was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Social Insurance, and the Board of AcademyHealth and has been a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Health Advisers.