Howard Feinberg is a 1984 graduate of The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, CA (now Western University). After graduation he did an Osteopathic internship at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI followed by an internal medicine residency at Metropolitan Hospital in Philadelphia and a Rheumatology fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. After completing training he founded the Ashland Arthritis Center in Ashland, KY dedicated to patient care, research and teaching.
In 1995 he completed a fellowship in health care policy through a joint Ohio University and Michigan State University program. After this he was asked to serve as faculty for the American Osteopathic Association Fellowship in Health Care policy and was given an academic appointment, for health care policy, in the department of social medicine of Ohio University.
He has continued to study, teach, and be actively involved in health care policy since that time. Dr. Feinberg has served on numerous federal and state commissions, done advisory work for members of both major political parties, and has had the experience of running for the U.S. House of Representatives. For his work in health care policy, he has received multiple awards and honors.