Robert Blaine is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Medical Public Policy within the Office of Government and Community Relations. His work involves analysis and advocacy of legislative and regulatory issues affecting biomedical research, health care and health reform, Medicare and Medicaid policy and graduate medical education.
In addition to his university duties, Mr. Blaine is a member of the Board of Directors for the Missouri Biotechnology Association. He is actively involved with the Government Relations Representatives group of the Association of American Medical Colleges, chairing its steering committee in 2013. He also serves on the Community Investment Committee of the United Way of Greater St. Louis, and chairs a volunteer allocation panel providing oversight to United Way member agencies delivering legal services to low-income individuals and shelter to victims of domestic violence in the St. Louis region.
Robert Blaine received his Master’s in Public Affairs and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.