Judith M. Feder, Ph.D., is a professor of public policy and, from 1999 to 2008, served as dean of what is now the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. A nationally recognized leader in health policy, Dr. Feder has made her mark on the nation’s health insurance system, through both scholarship and public service. She was principal deputy assistant secretary for planning and evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in former President Bill Clinton’s first term; a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress; and is an Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute. Dr. Feder is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Public Administration, and the National Academy of Social Insurance; a former chair and board member of AcademyHealth and former board member of the National Academy of Social Insurance; and a member of the Center for American Progress Action Fund Board and of the Hamilton Project’s Advisory Council. She earned her master’s degree and Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown Public Policy Institute