David Ridley is the Faculty Director for the Center for Health Sector Management at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. David is dedicated to creating policy tools to address health care problems. He focuses on incentives for innovation and quality, as well as pricing.
David was the lead author of two papers that became law. He and his colleagues proposed the Food and Drug Administration’s priority review voucher program. They also proposed the Environmental Protection Agency’s vector expedited review voucher program. His research has been supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Institutes of Health.
David teaches courses on health care policy and business strategy to Duke University graduate students. He earned his doctorate in economics from Duke University.