Dr. Gellad is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and co-director of its Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing. His research focuses on physician prescribing practices and on policy issues affecting access to medications for patients.

Recent Posts by Walid Gellad

In This Next Phase Of Health Reform, We Cannot Overlook Long Term Care

With the focus of Congress once again turning to health reform, we have an opportunity to fix the problems with the ACA, and find solutions to health care challenges that the ACA failed to address. One such challenge is the looming crisis of aging and long-term care.

How Much Does Congress Care About Drug Prices? Less Than It Should

Per-capita prescription drug spending in the United States increased by 12.2 percent in 2014. However, despite indications of renewed public attention to the rising cost of prescription drugs, Congress has actually paid little attention to and spent scant time on this issue in recent years.