Jodi L. Liu

Jodi L. Liu
Policy Researcher; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.S.P.H. in global disease epidemiology and control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; M.S.E. in biomedical engineering, University of Michigan; B.S.E. in chemical engineering, University of Michigan

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Jodi Liu (she/her) is a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Much of her research focuses on health care financing and payment and dementia care. She has experience using simulation modeling to analyze the effects of health care policy changes on health insurance coverage, household and government spending, and provider revenues. Her work has also involved assessing alternative payment models, health care consolidation, policy options for single-payer health care, and care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Liu earned her Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, her M.S.P.H. in global disease epidemiology and control from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and her M.S.E. in biomedical engineering and B.S.E. in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan.