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University of Wisconsin–Madison
Pamela Herd

Pamela Herd

Expert on social welfare policies, including Social Security, Medicare and long-term care policies, and public polling.

Professor, public affairs and sociology LaFollette School of Public Affairs Work: 608-262-9451 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Social Security
  • Medicare
  • socioeconomic status and health
  • age discrimination


  • Member, National Academy of Social Insurance
  • Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health and Health Policy