David F. Durenberger
Adjunct Faculty : Management Department
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B.A., political science, history and English, Cum Laude, St. J0hn's University, Collegeville, MN
J.D., University of Minnesota School of Law, Minneapolis, MN
Health Care Policy
Senior Health Policy Fellow, University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, 1995 - present
Chair and CEO, National Institute of Health Policy, a program of the University of St. Thomas, 1997 - present
President, Policy Insight, LLC; 2001 to 2009
U.S. Senator (1978-1995)
Served on Senate committees including:
U.S. Senate Finance Committee
U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
U.S. Senate Health, Education and Labor Committee
Neither Madmen Nor Messiahs. Minneapolis: Piranha Press, 1984.
Prescription for Change. Minneapolis: Piranha Press, 1986.
Publications - small sample
“Toward An American Health Care System-Change We Can Believe In” New York: The American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 21(1) (2009): 7-11.
“Commentary: Medicare After The Medicare Modernization Act” St. Louis: St. Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy 1(221) (2008): 221-230.
Current Board Appointments
Allina Health Board of Directors 2011 - present
Board of Visitors, University of Minnesota, School of Nursing, 2009-present
Commissioner, Kaiser Commission on the Future of Medicaid and the Uninsured, 2002-present
National Coalition on Health Care Board
Serve Minnesota Board
Honorary Director MN Parks and Trails
Health Care Policy Resource
Frequent public speaking and media expert in area of expertise