Ms. Sally Pipes is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Pacific Research Institute. Prior to becoming president in 1991, she was assistant director of the Fraser Institute, based in Vancouver, Canada.
Ms. Pipes addresses national and international audiences on health care issues. She has written regular columns for the Examiner newspapers, Chief Executive and Investor’s Business Daily. Her health care opinion pieces have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, Financial Times of London, The Hill, RealClearPolitics, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Sacramento Bee, U.S. News and World Report, the Boston Globe and the San Diego Union-Tribune, among others.
Ms. Pipes’ views on health care also appeared in a special report of the world’s 30 leading health care experts published by Forbes.com entitled, “Solutions: Health Care” and in Steve Forbes latest book How Capitalism Can Save Us. She was widely quoted in Shape Magazine and in the New York Times Sunday Magazine in an article by Princeton’s Peter Singer on how Obama will ration care.
As a health care expert, Ms. Pipes has debated Paul Krugman, Princeton economics professor and New York Times columnist, in New York at Rockefeller University. Sponsored by Intelligence Squared, the debate was attended by 450 people and was viewed by 270 million around the world through NPR and BBC Worldwide. In 2009, she debated Princeton Professor Uwe Reinhardt and Harvard’s Dr. David Himmelstein twice on the “No” side of the motion that “universal health coverage is the responsibility of the federal government.”
She served as one of Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s four health care advisors in her bid for the Republican nomination for president in 2008, and appeared in Michael Moore’s movie “Sicko” and has participated in prominent debates and public forums, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, committees of the California and Oregon legislatures, appeared on popular television programs including debating former Vermont Governor Howard Dean, participated in talk radio shows nationwide and had 130 opeds published on health care issues in 2009.
Ms. Pipes, a former Canadian, became an American citizen in 2006. Married to Professor Charles Kesler, she is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society. While in Canada she was a member of the Canadian Association for Business Economics (president for two terms).
Ms. Pipes has written several books, shown below that you can click on for further review and purchase.