Brant Fries, Ph.D., M.S.

Public HealthHealth Management and Policy


Dr. Fries’ health services expertise is related to the development and application of methodology to bring better measurement to the field of long-term care and care of vulnerable populations. The methods he develops help to understand the delivery of this care, with the multiple purposes of assuring quality, designing effective payment systems and regulation, improving operational efficiency, and enabling effective financing and policy decisions. Together they have significantly changed long-term care practice and regulation in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Ph.D., Operations Research, Cornell University
  • M.S., Operations Research, Cornell University
  • B.A., Mathematics, Columbia University

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