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A health economist, Jack Meyer specializes in developing and evaluating policies to cover the uninsured and to improve health care access, quality of care and patient safety. Jack has held leadership positions in the federal government, he ran a non-profit research organization, and he opened the HMA office in Washington, DC.
Jack has been working with the State of Maryland to help implement the new all-payer model. He is currently conducting research on unmet behavioral health care needs in Prince Georges County, MD, which will result in an action plan to improve access to services and integrate behavioral and physical health care. He also conducts research for some of the nation’s leading grant-making foundations and selected private sector clients.
Jack began his career as an economist for the U.S. Secretary of Labor, at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and a White House economic agency charged with reducing sources of inflationary pressure in the economy. He spent two summers in residence at the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. Jack founded and served as president of the Economic and Social Research Institute, a non-profit, foundation-funded research group.
From 2006 through 2013, he was a professor in the School of Public Policy and the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland.