Maria DeYoreo

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Associate Statistician
Santa Monica Office


postdoc in statistics, Duke University; Ph.D. in statistics, University of California, Santa Cruz; B.S. in mathematical sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara


Maria DeYoreo is an associate statistician at the RAND Corporation. She has methodological interests in Bayesian modeling, regression models, mixture modeling and Bayesian nonparametrics, missing data imputation, data fusion and integration (combining data from multiple sources), and measurement error modeling. DeYoreo received her B.S. in mathematical sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara; and her Ph.D. in statistics from the University of California, Santa Cruz; and completed postdoctoral research at Duke University.

Recent Projects

  • Organizational Characteristics Associated with Sexual Assault Risk in the Navy
  • Workforce Staffing Requirements
  • Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network
  • Understanding the Relationship Between Health Care Delivery Systems and PCOR Processes and Outcomes
  • Study Evaluations of the Global Payment Program

Honors & Awards

  • The Savage Award, International Society for Bayesian Analysis


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    Evaluation of the Global Payment Program: Midpoint Report

    The Global Payment Program seeks to improve health care for California's uninsured by providing funds for both traditional and non-traditional services, settings, and providers. This is the report of the midpoint evaluation of the program.

    Sep 7, 2018