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David Himmelstein

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David Himmelstein

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Physicians for a National Health Program
Expertise: 
health reform, universal care, preventive medicine

Biography

Dr. Himmelstein practices and teaches primary care internal medicine at the Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he serves as the Chief of the Division of Social and Community Medicine, and is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard. He is a co-founder of PNHP and one of two National Coordinators for the first five years of the organization. Dr. Himmelstein co-authored PNHP's original proposal, its long-term care proposal, and its proposal for financing a national health program. His research focuses on problems in access to care, administrative waste, and the advantages of a national health program.

29 E. Madison Suite 602
Chicago  Illinois  60602
United States
Office Phone: 
(312) 782-6006
Office Fax: 
(312) 782-6007

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