Thomas R. Oliver is Professor of Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He also served as associate director for health policy at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and is a faculty affiliate of the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Professor Oliver attended Stanford University and received his bachelor’s degree there in Human Biology. He received a master’s degree in health administration from Duke University and received master’s and doctoral degrees in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Pew Health Policy Program at the University of California, San Francisco.
Professor Oliver’s research examines critical issues in health politics, policy and system reform. His current work includes studies of the roles of population health rankings and multi-sector partnerships in initiatives aimed at population health improvement; the prospects for national health reform; strategies used by foundations to influence health policy; and patterns of new governance in the renewed fight against cancer in the U.S. and European Union.
Thomas R. Oliver
UW Population Health Institute
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