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John Davidson

John Davidson is a senior fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

He formerly served as director of the foundation’s Center for Health Care Policy and executive editor of Issue Media Group, whose 19 publications cover the creative economy, business innovation, and urban development.

A graduate of Hillsdale College, Davidson is a 2013 Lincoln Fellow of the Claremont Institute. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, National Review, Texas Monthly, Forbes, First Things, the Claremont Review of Books, the LA Review of Books, n+1, and elsewhere.

Davidson has coauthored policy briefs in support of legislation authorizing dental therapy in Michigan and Texas.

Recent Articles and Publications

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February 8, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Bette Grande, John Davidson
“The entrenched special-interest groups of dentists who opposed this measure may now congratulate themselves for robbing each other of a chance to innovate, grow their practices, and treat needy patients.” - Michael Hamilton
January 13, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Bette Grande, John Davidson
A joint publication of The Heartland Institute and Texas Public Policy Foundation, this Policy Brief makes a case for the licensing of dental therapists in North Dakota to improve access to basic and preventative oral care.

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