John GoodmanWeblog: www.healthblog.ncpa.org
John C. Goodman is president and founder of the National Center for Policy Analysis, a free-market think tank located in Dallas, Texas. The Wall Street Journal and the National Journal, among other media, have called him the “Father of Health Savings Accounts.” Dr. Goodman’s health policy blog is the premier right-of-center health care blog on the Internet. It is the only place where pro-free enterprise, private sector solutions to health care problems are routinely examined and debated by top health policy experts across the ideological spectrum. Goodman regularly appears on FOX News Channel, CNN, FOX Business Network and CNBC and contributes columns to The Wall Street Journal, Health Affairs, Townhall, Kaiser Health News and other national publications and scholarly journals. He is frequently invited to testify before Congress on health care reform and retirement topics and is the author of more than 50 published studies and nine books. Goodman received his Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University, and has taught and done research at Columbia, Stanford University, Dartmouth University, Southern Methodist University and the University of Dallas. A native of Waco, Texas, Goodman became interested in economics and classical liberal ideas while an undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin, where he became vice president of the student body. He is a crossword puzzle aficionado, and most days he is able to conquer the puzzles in The New York Times in ink.