Education
  • Ph.D., M.S.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A., Amherst College

Jeanne M. Lambrew joined the LBJ School faculty in the summer of 2007 as associate professor of public affairs. She specializes in health care and policy and conducts research on the uninsured, Medicaid, Medicare, and long-term care. Dr. Lambrew is also a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. Currently, Lambrew is serving as Director of the Health and Human Services Office of Health Reform.

Previously, Dr. Lambrew was an associate professor at the Department of Health Policy at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. From 1997 to 2001, Dr. Lambrew worked on health policy at the White House as the program associate director for health at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and as the senior health analyst at the National Economic Council. In these roles, she helped coordinate health policy development, evaluated legislative proposals, and conducted and managed analyses and cost estimates with OMB, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Treasury Department, the Labor Department and other relevant agencies. She was the White House lead on drafting and implementing the Children's Health Insurance Program and helped develop the president's Medicare reform plan, initiative on long-term care, and other health care proposals. She also worked at the Department of Health and Human Services during the 1993-1994 health reform efforts, and coordinated analyses of budget proposals in 1995. Prior to serving at the White House, Dr. Lambrew was an assistant professor of public policy at Georgetown University (1996).

Dr. Lambrew received her master’s degree and Ph.D. from the Department of Health Policy, School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and bachelor's degree from Amherst College.