Bachelor, Rice University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Rice University, 1969.
Assistant professor economics, Rice U., 1969-1970;
economics policy fellow Social Security Administration, Brookings Institution, Washington, 1970-1971;
research associate, Brookings Institution, Washington, 1971-1974;
senior fellow, Brookings Institution, Washington, 1974-1977;
deputy assistant secretary for planning and evaluation, health, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1977-1980;
administrator health resources administration, United States Public Health Service, Washington, 1980-1981;
professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1981-1992;
executive vice president, Commonwealth Fund, New York City, 1992-1994;
president, Commonwealth Fund, New York City, since 1995. Board directors Mount Sinai Medical Center, since 1995. Member Physican Payment Review Commission, 1986-1994.
Director Commonwealth Fund Commision on Elderly People Living Alone, 1985-1991. Visiting lecturer Harvard University, 1974-1975.
(Book by Davis PhD, Dr. Karen, Rowland, Professor Diane)
Member Institute Medicine, American Economics Association Beta Kappa.
1 child, Kelly Denise Collins.