Local and state officials are thinking through whether, when, and how to lift social-distancing restrictions. We asked three RAND researchers about the complex problem of reopening.
May 4, 2020
Courtney A. Gidengil is the director of RAND's Boston office and a senior physician policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research portfolio focus is on improving the safety, quality, and value of health care. Dr. Gidengil trained as a resident in pediatrics at Hasbro Children's Hospital and Brown University. She completed further training in pediatric infectious diseases at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where she joined the division as faculty in 2009. Her research training includes the Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program. Dr. Gidengil earned her M.P.H. in clinical effectiveness from the Harvard School of Public Health and both her B.Sc. in psychology and M.D. from McGill University. She is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases.