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Martin Strosberg


Martin A. Strosberg, MPH, PhD, is Professor of Healthcare Policy and Management in the MBA Program in Healthcare Management at Clarkson University and former Director of the Union Graduate College and Union College MBA Program in Healthcare Management in Schenectady, NY. He is also co-founder and Professor in the Bioethics Program of Clarkson University and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

He has published extensively in the field of health care policy and management, specializing in issues of rationing and resource allocation. He co-authored Gatekeeping in the Intensive Care Unit (Health Administration Press). With Robert Baker, he co-edited, Rationing America’s Health Care: The Oregon Plan and Beyond (Brookings Institution) and Legislating Medical Ethics: A Study of the New York State Do-Not-Resuscitate Law (Kluwer), and Ethics and Ethics and Epidemics (Elsevier). He co-edited, Managing the Critical Care Unit (Aspen) and Rationing of Medical Care for the Critically Ill (Brookings Institution). He has published in such journals as: Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Journal of Medical Ethics, Developing World Bioethics, Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, Medical Care, Critical Care Medicine, Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, Heart and Lung, Journal of Quality Assurance, Progress in Transplantation, Journal of Medical Education, and Public Administration Review.

Prof. Strosberg served as Senior Program Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of US Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C.

Previous to that, he served in the federal anti-poverty program where he helped establish health services for the poor in Southern Oregon. Prof. Strosberg was a founding member of the Schenectady Free Clinic.

Prof. Strosberg has been active in national professional associations and government advisory bodies. He served on the Public Affairs Committee and the Ethics Committee of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He also served as a consultant to the AIDS Institute of the New York State Department of Health.

For many years, he co-directed a series of national seminars on ICU management for physicians, nurses, and administrators. He also co-directed two policy development seminars at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

He is currently Principal Investigator and Co-Program Director of a training grant from the NIH Fogarty International Center, “Advanced Certificate Program in Research Ethics: Central and Eastern Europe.” This program was launched to help protect citizens in developing countries who participate in potentially harmful clinical drug trials and other medical experiments.

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