Kristie Gore is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation and an associate director in the Forces and Resources Policy Center in the National Security Research Division. In that role Gore manages the military health studies portfolio, primarily serving the Offices of the Secretary of Defense. Gore's research expertise includes applying health services approaches to the prevention and treatment of behavioral health conditions. Her recent research includes: an evaluation of the prevalence of sexual assault in service members, the development of a survey to assess racial and ethnic harassment and discrimination in the military, a randomized clinical trial to help the spouses of service members who are abusing alcohol, and a strategic planning effort to develop a prioritized research agenda on psychological health and traumatic brain injury. Prior to joining RAND in 2013, Gore spent a decade at Walter Reed Army/National Medical Center working to improve post-deployment mental health care for service members and their families. In addition to providing direct clinical treatment services, she completed randomized efficacy and effectiveness intervention trials to evaluate treatments for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression in service members and evaluated psychometric properties of mental health instruments in military populations. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from American University.