Bradley Herring

Bradley Herring

Faculty Snapshot:

  • A health economist with expertise in the economic behavior of insurers, providers, and patients.
  • A researcher with experience constructing, merging, and analyzing large datasets
  • A health policy expert with experience working with federal and state policymakers

Bradley Herring, PhD, will be joining the University of New Hampshire in the fall of 2020 as the Forrest D. McKerley Professor of Health Economics, with a joint appointment in the Paul College of Business and Economics and the College of Health and Human Services. Dr. Herring is currently an Associate Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Herring’s research primarily focuses on several economic and policy issues related to health insurance markets and healthcare reform, including the dynamics of coverage within the employment-based and individual health insurance markets and the effects of health insurance market concentration. Dr. Herring also devotes a portion of his research on interdisciplinary projects into certain social determinants of health, specifically neighborhood poverty and the food environment. He has published articles in the Journal of Health Economics, New England Journal of Medicine, and JAMA, and his research has been funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Health and Human Services ASPE, and AHRQ.

Prior to joining the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2007, Dr. Herring was on the faculty at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. Dr. Herring’s policy experience includes serving as a Senior Staff Economist with the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2006-2007 and serving as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Maryland Health Insurance Plan from 2011-2016. Dr. Herring received his PhD from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and completed a two-year RWJF Health Policy fellowship at Yale University.