Lara Hilton

Photo of Lara Hilton
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 was educated at UC Berkeley in Sociology (Honors, Phi Beta Kappa) and UCLA in Public Health (MPH). She has been with RAND since 2000 working in the research programming group specializing 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.

Honors & Awards

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