Dr. Robert Graboyes is Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Arlington, VA. Author of “Fortress and Frontier in American Health Care,” his work asks, “How can we make health care as innovative in the next 25 years as information technology was in the past 25 years?”

Previously, Bob was senior health care advisor for the National Federation of Independent Business; Sub-Saharan Africa economist for Chase Manhattan Bank; and regional economist/director of education at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. He traveled extensively in Africa for Chase. Twice, he was visiting health care scholar in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Bob has taught at five universities and his degrees include a Ph.D. from Columbia University.

In 2014, he received the Reason Foundation’s Bastiat Prize for Journalism, an international competition “which honors the writing that best demonstrates the importance of individual liberty and free markets with originality, wit, and eloquence.”

Bob is active on Twitter at @Robert_Graboyes.

Dr. Robert Graboyes is a panelist for the Breakout Session on Healthcare