William H. Dow is Interim Dean and the Kaiser Permanente Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of California–Berkeley’s School of Public Health. He also serves as Director of the NIH-funded UC Berkeley Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA.berkeley.edu). His academic research elucidates economic determinants of healthy aging in the U.S. and other OECD countries as well as in emerging economies. Honors include the Kenneth J. Arrow Award given by the International Health Economics Association. Dow has worked with both Democratic and Republican groups on health sector reform proposals at the federal, state and local levels. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and previously served as senior economist for health at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Dow holds a PhD in economics from Yale University.