Jill Quadagno is a Professor of Sociology at Florida State University where she holds the Mildred and Claude Pepper Eminent Scholar Chair in Social Gerontology. Quadagno has published 12 books and more than 70 articles on aging and social policy issues. Her most recent book is: One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance (2005). Other publications include: “Interest Group Influence on the Patient Protection and Affordability Act of 2010: Winners and Losers in the Health Care Reform Debate” (Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, June 2011) and “Institutions, Interest Groups, and Ideology: An Agenda for the Sociology of Health Care Reform” (Journal of Health and Social Behavior, June 2010). In 1994, she served as a Senior Policy Advisor on President Clinton’s Bi-partisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform. A former president of the American Sociological Association, Quadagno was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2010.