Brandi Leach is an senior analyst at RAND Europe working in the area of innovation, health and science. She uses her project management and research skills to contribute to studies on healthcare policy and evaluation, among other topics. Prior to joining RAND Europe, she worked as a research analyst for the School of Medicine at Duke University in the U.S., where she examined the role of non-physician providers on multidisciplinary teams.
She has professional experience in quantitative and qualitative social science methods including analysis of electronic health records, survey development, literature reviews, and focus group and individual interviews. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from North Carolina State University.
Brandi Leach, Perri Morgan, Justine Strand de Oliveira, Sharon Hull, Truls Ostbye, Christine Everett, "Primary Care Multidisciplinary Teams in Practice: A Qualitative Study," BMC Family Practice, 18(115), 2017
Perri Morgan, Kristine Himmerick, Brandi Leach, Patricia Dieter, Christine Everett, "Scarcity of Primary Care Positions may Divert Physician Assistants into Specialty Practice," Medical Care Research and Review, 74(1), 2017