Janet Weiner, PhD, MPH, is Co-Director for Health Policy at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at Penn. She writes and edits Data Briefs, Issue Briefs, and LDI’s blog, Health Policy$ense. She also works with multidisciplinary teams to conduct health services research and to develop strategies to disseminate research results to policymakers. Prior to coming to Penn, she was a Research Associate for the American College of Physicians, where she researched and wrote College position papers on health policy, ethics, and clinical practice. She holds a journalism degree from Northwestern University, a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins University, and a doctoral degree in urban planning from the University of Pennsylvania.