Judy Feder is a professor of public policy at Georgetown University and, from 1999 to 2008, served as dean of what is now that university’s McCourt School of Public Policy. She is also an Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center. Dr. Feder is a nationally-recognized leader in health policy and a widely-published scholar. She is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine, the National Academy of Public Administration, and the National Academy of Social Insurance; and a former chair and board member of AcademyHealth. Dr. Feder is a political scientist, with a B.A. from Brandeis University, and a master’s and Ph.D. from Harvard University.