Timothy D. McBride, PhD
Joint Boards of Health and Hospitals member
Timothy D. McBride, Ph.D. is currently a Professor in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. McBride, who received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin, focuses his research in the areas of health economics, health policy, and aging. In particular, most of his research focuses on Medicare policy, health reform, the uninsured and insurance markets, rural health, Medicaid, and long-term care. McBride is co-author or editor of two books, several book chapters, and several dozen journal articles in these subject areas. Prior to joining Washington University in 2008, Dr. McBride spent five years at the School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, and 12 years at the University of Missouri-St. Louis where he served as an Associate Professor in the Departments of Economics and Public Policy. He also previously spent four years at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. from 1987-1991. Dr. McBride served as the first Associate Dean for Public Health at Washington University, responsible for all phases of the development of the new Master of Public Health Program (MPH), from 2009 to 2012. Dr. McBride is serving on many national, state and local committees that recognize his contributions to health policy and economics. He currently serves as a member of the nationally-recognized Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) Rural Health Panel, which provides advice and briefings on rural health issues to the U.S. Congress and other policymakers. Dr. McBride is also serving as the Chair of the MOHealthNet Oversight committee for Missouri (providing oversight and advice on Medicaid).