Amber Smith is an assistant policy analyst at RAND and a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Prior to coming to PRGS, she worked as research coordinator at Children's Hospital Boston on studies in hematology and oncology. Previously, she worked at Brigham and Women's Hospital's TIMI study group on cardiology studies and at Harvard School of Public Health working on studies of patient safety and RHIOS. Smith received a B.S. in psychology from Trinity College.