Jodi L. Liu

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Associate Policy Researcher
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.S.P.H. in global disease epidemiology and control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; M.S.E. in biomedical engineering, University of Michigan; B.S.E. in chemical engineering, University of Michigan

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Jodi Liu is an associate policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research interests include health care financing, payment models, and public health. Her recent project work has involved using microsimulation modeling to analyze the effects of health care reform. For her dissertation, she estimated health care spending under national single-payer alternatives. She also holds a master's degree in global disease epidemiology and control from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and degrees in biomedical and chemical engineering from the University of Michigan. Liu received her Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.


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