Research Team

Research Team


Senior Team

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Nitzan Arad, LLM

Assistant Research Director

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Beena Bhuiyan Khan, MSc

Research Director for Payment and Coverage Policy

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William K. Bleser, PhD, MSPH

Research Director, Health Care Transformation for Social Needs and Health Equity
Senior Team Member
Anti-Racism and Equity Committee Member

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Stephen Colvill, MBA

Assistant Research Director

Jonathan Gonzalez-Smith

Jonathan Gonzalez-Smith, MPAff

Assistant Research Director

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Marianne Hamilton Lopez, PhD, MPA

Senior Research Director, Biomedical Innovation
Faculty Director of the Duke-Margolis Postdoctoral Associates & Affiliated Fellows Program
Adjunct Associate Professor
Senior Team Member
Margolis Core Faculty

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Gerrit Hamre, MA

Research Director for Biomedical Regulatory Policy

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Rachele Hendricks-Sturrup, DHSc, MSc, MA

Research Director
Senior Team Member

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Dure Kim, PharmD

Assistant Research Director

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Trevan Locke, PhD

Assistant Research Director

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Frank McStay, MPA

Assistant Research Director

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Morgan Romine, MPA

Chief of Staff
Senior Team Member

Robert Saunders

Robert Saunders, PhD

Senior Research Director, Health Care Transformation
Adjunct Associate Professor
Executive Team Member
Margolis Core Faculty

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Christina Silcox, PhD

Research Director, Digital Health
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Senior Team Member
Margolis Core Faculty

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Erin Soule, PhD

Assistant Research Director

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Chelsea Swanson, MPH

Assistant Research Director

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Rebecca Whitaker, PhD, MSPH

Research Director, North Carolina Health Care Transformation
Core Faculty Member
Senior Team Member
Anti-Racism and Equity Committee Member

Policy Fellows

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Hilary A. Campbell, PharmD, JD

Area Lead for Institutional Research and Analytics

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Aparna Higgins

Senior Policy Advisor

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Andrea Thoumi, MPP, MSc

Area Lead, Community Health and Equity
Faculty Director of Health Equity Educational Programming
Senior Team Member
Anti-Racism and Equity Committee Member
Core Faculty Member
Adjunct Assistant Professor
2020 Intern Mentor

Postdoctoral Associates & Affiliated Fellows

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Kun Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

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Sandra E. Yankah, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Gabriela Plasencia, MD

Health Equity Policy & Primary Care Fellow

Researchers

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Rachel Bonesteel, MS

Senior Policy Analyst

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Beth Boyer, MPH

Policy Research Associate

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Christina Bush, MPH

Policy Analyst

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Brian Canter, Ph.D.

Policy Research Associate

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Matt D'Ambrosio

Policy Analyst

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Sara Debab

Policy Research Assistant

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Nora Emmott, MPH

Senior Policy Analyst

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Hannah Graunke, MPP

Senior Policy Analyst

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Nicholas R. Harrison, MPH, MA

Policy Research Associate

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Grace Hoover

Policy Research Assistant

Katie Huber

Katie Huber, MPH

Senior Policy Analyst

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Greeshma James, MPH

Policy Analyst

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Mark Japinga, MPAff

Research Associate

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Cameron Joyce, MPA

Senior Policy Analyst

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Maryam Nafie

Policy Research Assistant

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Valerie Parker, MS

Policy Research Associate

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Kristin Podsiad, MPH

Senior Policy Analyst

Yolande Pokam Tchuisseu

Yolande Pokam Tchuisseu, MSc

Senior Policy Analyst

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Emily Proehl, MPH

Policy Analyst

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Samantha Repka, MS

Research Associate

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Thomas Roades, MPP

Senior Policy Analyst

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Montgomery Smith, MPH

Senior Policy Analyst

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Sabine Sussman, MPH

Policy Analyst

Asher Wang

Policy Research Assistant

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Mia Williams, MPH

Policy Analyst

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Max Yates, MPhil

Policy Analyst