Glenn Melnick

Blue Cross of California Chair in Health Care Finance and Professor of Policy, Planning and Development and Political Science
Email Office RGL 307 Office Phone (213) 821-1408

Research & Practice Areas

Health economics, health finance, health care systems, managed care


  • Ph.D. Urban and Regional Planning/Health Economics, University of Michigan
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Professor Melnick’s interests in health care span the United States and the world. His early work resulted in the development of the first hospital market-level data base in the United States, used to evaluate the effects of market-based pro-competition policies. His current work focuses on the structure, function and effects of managed care, and to disseminate new knowledge to improve the performance of healthcare systems.