Director and Robert J. Margolis, MD, Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy
Mark McClellan is the Director and Robert J. Margolis, MD, Professor of Business, Medicine and Policy, is a doctor and an economist whose work has addressed a wide range of strategies and policy reforms to improve health care, including payment reforms to promote better outcomes and lower costs, methods for development and use of real-world evidence, and approaches for more effective drug and device innovation. McClellan is a former administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), where he developed and implemented major reforms in health policy.
McClellan has served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and as Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy. He was also a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and a professor of economics and medicine at Stanford University where he directed the Program on Health Outcomes Research.