Greg Moody is an Executive-in-Residence at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs where he teaches, conducts research, and provides leadership training for state and local elected officials through the State of Ohio Leadership Institute (SOLI). He joined the faculty after 24 years of public service in state and federal government.

Prior to his appointment, Greg served as the executive director of the Ohio Governor's Office of Health Transformation. His team gained national attention for its creativity in coordinating multiple state agencies and diverse private sector partners to improve overall health system performance. Under Greg’s leadership, Ohio launched nation-leading reforms that reduced the state’s uninsured rate to the lowest level on record, improved care coordination for the most vulnerable Ohioans, integrated physical and behavioral health care services, increased access to home and community based alternatives to institutions, created an online eligibility option for all of the state’s income-tested programs, and replaced outdated fee-for-service payment systems that reward more care with value-based payment models that reward better care.

Greg began his public service career studying the impact of Medicaid on federal spending for the U.S. House Budget Committee under then-Chairman Kasich. He also served as chief of staff for Dean Bernadine Healy at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, executive assistant for health and human services for Ohio Governor Bob Taft, and interim director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. He worked in the private sector as a senior consultant at Health Management Associates, a national health care research and consulting firm, assisting clients to improve Medicaid system performance and writing extensively about state health system innovations for the National Governors Association, Commonwealth Fund and other foundations.

Greg has a Masters in Philosophy from George Washington University and a Bachelors in Economics from Miami University. In addition to health policy, his career experience and personal interests include economic policy, public administration and management, public budgeting and finance, and public sector leadership.



Areas of research

    • Health Policy
    • Public Administration and Management
    • Public Budgeting and Finance
    • Public Sector Leadership
Bipartisan Governors’ Blueprint for Improving Health System Performance, with Kyle Brown for release by Governors Kasich and Hickenlooper (February 2018).

Ohio Health Transformation White Paper Series, for the Ohio Governor’s Office of Health Transformation (2011-2018).

Ohio Health Transformation Presentations (2011-2018).



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