FACULTY AWARD: Reinhardt receives New York Academy of Medicine Medal

Nov. 11, 2014 3:30 p.m.

Uwe Reinhardt, the James Madison Professor of Political Economy and professor of economics and public affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, was awarded a 2014 New York Academy of Medicine Medal for distinguished contributions by individuals in health policy, public health, clinical practice and biomedical research. Reinhardt was recognized for his important contributions to the public's understanding of health care financing and the implications of policy decisions about health care reform, which have both shaped these reforms and contributed to the health of the public.

Reinhardt received his award on Thursday, Nov. 6, in New York City.