William Rowley


Senior Fellow

Dr. Bill Rowley is a subject matter expert and frequent keynote speaker on possible futures for a full range of health care issues.  He has analyzed trends and developed forecasts and scenarios for specific diseases, advances in biotechnology, the evolution of health systems, and the future of various health professions.  He has written articles for numerous publications including U.S. Medicine, Surgery, Stroke, Managed Care, foresight, and Naval Institute Proceedings.

His extensive leadership experience includes being chief operating officer of one academic medical center and executive officer of two others. He led the start-up of a managed care organization with 900,000 members. At one medical center he oversaw half a billion dollars of new construction and renovations while making the transition into a regional managed care system. He achieved the rank of Rear Admiral in the United States Navy.

Dr. Rowley received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Minnesota. He has attended courses of study at the University of Southern California, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, George Washington University and Webster University.