Stephen Parente

Health Care Expert

Stephen T Parente is the Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance in Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and Associate Dean of the Carlson Global Institute.


Stephen’s research focuses on health economics, information technology, and health insurance.  In Washington DC, he served as Chief Economist for Health Policy on the Council of Economic Advisers at the White House from 2019 to 2021. Previously, he was Senior Adviser to the Secretary for Health Economics in the Department of Health and Human Services, Vice Chair of Academy Health and the Governing Chair of the Health Care Cost Institute.  Dr. Parente received his BA, MS and MPH from the University of Rochester and his PhD from Johns Hopkins University.