Catria Gadwah-Meaden (she/her) is a Ph.D. student at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research interests include the social determinants of health, health disparities, low-income populations, welfare reform, issues of equity, and social and economic well-being.
Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she was a teaching assistant in applied econometrics in Colgate University's economics department. Most recently, she worked with Hudson Headwaters Health Foundation, where she collected data to assess the impact of grant work and provide recommendations for future funding. Gadwah-Meaden has a B.A. in mathematical economics from Colgate University. She is a student in Pardee RAND's Research, Analysis, and Design stream.