Sarah A. Nowak

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Associate Physical Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. and M.S. in biomathematics, University of California, Los Angeles; B.S. in physics, MIT


Sarah Nowak is an associate physical scientist at RAND specializing in mathematical modeling and is also a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Nowak's research interests include using microsimulation modeling to forecast the impact of health care reform, studying organizations and resource management in the Air Force, and applying network analysis methodology to health care and Air Force policy questions. Prior to joining RAND, her work focused on mathematical modeling of biophysical processes including chemotactic signaling, viral entry into cells, and cell membrane tether extraction. Nowak received a Ph.D. in biomathematics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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