David L. Rosenbloom, Ph.D.

David L. Rosenbloom, Ph.D.

David L. Rosenbloom, Ph.D., is Professor of Public Health at Boston University where he directs Join Together, a program that helps communities throughout the country prevent and reduce alcohol and drug problems, and the Youth Alcohol Prevention Center. Prof. Rosenbloom is the Principal Investigator for the NIH/NIAAA Center for the Prevention of Alcohol Problems in Young People. He teaches health care management and strategy as adjunct lecturer at Brandeis University.

Rosenbloom also serves as the Chair of the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Trustees. From 1999 to 2003 he was a member of the National Institute on Drug Abuse National Advisory Council. From 1975 to 1983, he was Commissioner of Health and Hospitals for the City of Boston. In that capacity he served as the city's public health officer and CEO of the city's public delivery system, including Boston City Hospital, 22 neighborhood health centers, and the emergency medical system. From 1984 to 1988 he was Vice President, and then President, of the Health Data Institute, a private company that pioneered the clinical analysis of medical claims data and developed managed care tools and techniques used throughout the country today. In 1989, he co-founded Community Medical Alliance, an HMO for people with catastrophic illness. He was a co- founder and Chairman of, the nation's largest smoking cessation service from 2000 to 2005.

Mr. Rosenbloom grew up in Albany, New York. He received a B.A. from Colgate University in 1965 and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1970. Mr. Rosenbloom is the author of numerous books and articles on political campaigns and finance, health care, and substance use problems.