Mark Blum is Executive Director of America’s Agenda: Health Care for All. He also serves as Managing Director of the America’s Agenda Healthcare Education Fund.
Under Blum’s direction, America's Agenda has achieved an unrivaled record of success in building and winning statewide, comprehensive, healthcare reform campaigns.
Blum is a recognized expert on innovative solutions to address the rising cost of healthcare. He currently serves on the State Health Benefits Value and Quality Task Force in New Jersey. He has also served as a special advisor on hospital finances to leadership of the California legislature. Internationally, Blum has served as advisor to Cambodian textile workers organizing the first labor unions in their country’s history.
After completing graduate studies at the London School of Economics, Blum served as an economics professor and president of the faculty senate of the College of Insurance (now at St. John’s University) in New York City. There he organized his first college faculty union before moving on to become National Director of Organizing for the American Association of University Professors. Blum was the first male ever elected to the Board of Directors of the American Medical Women’s Association.
Mark C. Blum