Joseph Califano

Joseph A. Califano, Jr. is President and Chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA) which he founded in 1992. A former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, Joseph Califano is an expert in health care delivery and cost containment. Joseph A. Califano consults and lectures about America’s healthcare system.

America’s Health Care Revolution: Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Pays? are questions of primary importance in modern America, and it is also the title of Joseph A. Califano‘s book that touched off a national debate on the disturbing off shoots of advances in medical technology. He is also the author of Radical Surgery: What’s Next for America’s Health Care, in which he heats up the health care debate with a warning against “sick care” and a call for patient empowerment. The book offers no nonsense solutions and moves the debate into the 21st century.

Mr. Joseph A. Califano travels from New York City.