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Students, Professor Robert Field Comment on Presidential Debate Via Twitter

October 17, 2012

Following President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s Oct. 16 debate, Professor Rob Field and three students answered questions about the opponents’ health policy views through a Twitter chat at 

Students Katheryne Lawrence, Alison Van Horn and Dan Ward, all enrolled in Field’s Health Policy Colloquium, joined their professor in providing a recap of health issues that arose during the second presidential debate at Hofstra University. 

They answered questions members of the public posed via Twitter concerning the two candidates’ positions on health care policy.  

Field, the author of "Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation and Compromise," is a nationally recognized expert on health care policy and health law.