ASHEcon is a non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors and officers. Directors and officers will meet at least annually and have rotating appointments.

Board of Directors


Martin Gaynor
E.J. Barone University Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University

David Cutler
Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics, Harvard University 

Janet Currie
Past President
Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Department of Economics, Princeton University

Robin McKnight
Associate Professor, Wellesley College

Kate Bundorf
S. Malcolm Gillis Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, Duke University

Thomas Buchmueller
Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Health Economics
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty & Research, Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance, University of Michigan 


Christopher “Kitt” Carpenter
Professor of Economics and Medicine, Health, and Society, Vanderbilt University

Darrell Gaskin
William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy and Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, John Hopkins University 

Donna Gilleskie
Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Jonathan Kolstad 
Associate Professor Economic Analysis and Policy Group, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Amanda Kowalski
Gail Wilensky Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Michigan

Sara Markowitz
Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies, Emory University 

Ellen Meara 
Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Harvard University 

Nerraj Sood
Vice Dean for Research, USC Price School of Public Policy; Director of Research, USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics

Past Presidents

Joe Newhouse, 2005-2006

Jody Sindelar, 2007-2008

Mike Grossman, 2009-2010

Randy Ellis, 2011-2012

Frank Sloan, 2013-2014

Mark Pauly, 2015-2016

Jon Gruber, 2017-2018

Loren Baker, 2018-2019

Janet Currie, 2019-2020

Martin Gaynor, Present