Professor Robert Field Probes Health Reform and Policy in Philadelphia Inquirer Blog June 13, 2011 Professor Robert Field probes the many aspects of health reform and health policy as guest blogger of Check Up, the health-related blog published by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Professor Field's recent posts include: Is High Health Care Spending Good for Us? Single-Payer Health Care is Closer to Reality in Vermont Cutting Needless Health Care Costs Should Be a No Brainer Is Medicare Going Bankrupt? Not Really For Mitt Romney, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished Don't Cut Public Health - It's Saving Our Lives Why the Federal Government Spends so Much on Medicare Professor Field is a nationally recognized expert on health policy and public health law whose research focuses on ethical issues in managed care, public policy and legal facets of health care reform and genetic screening. He holds a joint appointment as professor of health management and policy at the Drexel School of Public Health.