Lara Hilton

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Senior Research Programmer Analyst
Santa Monica Office


B.A. in sociology, University of California, Berkeley; M.P.H. in community health sciences, University of California, Los Angeles


Lara Hilton is a senior research programmer at the RAND Corporation. She specializes in combining quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods using SAS programming and computer-aided qualitative data analysis (Atlas.ti). Her specialty area is health policy, including experience in systematic literature reviews, complementary and alternative medicine, emergency preparedness, program evaluation, and military health. Hilton received her B.A. in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, and her M.P.H. in community health sciences from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa, UC Berkeley
  • Merit Bonus Team Player Award 2005, RAND Corporation
  • Gold Award Merit Bonus Award 2007, RAND Corporation