Terry Marsh

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Senior Policy Analyst
Off Site Office


M.P.H. in health policy and management, University of Arizona; B.A. in philosophy, Ohio State University


Terry Marsh is a senior policy analyst at RAND, with more than 10 years of experience supporting decisionmaking at local to national levels of government, foundations, and non-governmental organizations through analysis, project management, and program evaluation. His research portfolio spans numerous areas including HIV prevention, global health, and disaster preparedness and recovery. In addition to US mainland based work at RAND, Marsh served as the research coordinator for the Mexico City representative office and deployed to Puerto Rico in support of hurricane recovery. He received an M.P.H with a focus on policy and management from the University of Arizona.

Recent Projects

  • Evaluation of the Implementation of PrEP Provision for Ugandan Fisherfolk
  • Still Climbin’: Controlled Trial to Improve Coping among Black Sexual Minority Men
  • Siempre Seguiré: Promoting Reductions in Intersectional Stigma to Improve HIV Testing and PrEP Use Among Latino Sexual Minority Men
  • Mopati: A Pilot HIV Treatment Partner Intervention in Botswana
  • Puerto Rico Recovery Plan

Selected Publications

Bogart, L.M., Barreras, J. L., Gonzalez, A., Klein, D. J., Marsh, T., Agniel, D., Pantalone, D. W., "Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of an Intervention to Improve Coping with Intersectional Stigma and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Positive Latinx Sexual Minority Men.," AIDS and Behavior, 2020

Bogart, L.M., Matovu, J. K. B., Wagner, G. J., Green, H. J., Storholm, E. D., Klein, D. J., Marsh, T., MacCarthy, S., Kambugu, K. , "A Pilot Test of Game Changers, a Social Network Intervention to Empower People with HIV to be Prevention Advocates in Uganda. ," AIDS and Behavior, 2020 (forthcoming)

Cohen, D. A., Han, B., Derose, K. P., Williamson, S., Marsh, T., Raaen, L., & McKenzie, T. L. , "Promoting physical activity in high-poverty neighborhood parks: A cluster randomized controlled trial," Social Science & Medicine, 186, 2017

Marsh T, Derose KP, Rios M, Cohen D, "Promotoras as Data Collectors in a Large Study of Physical Activity in Parks.," Health Promotion Practice, 2015

Marsh T, Derose K, Cohen DA., "Exploring park director roles in community physical activity.," Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2012

Han B, Cohen DA, Derose KP, Marsh T, Williamson S, Raaen L, "Validation of a New Counter for Direct Observation of Physical Activity in Parks.," Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 2015

Derose KP, Marsh T, Mariscal M, Pina-Cortez S, Cohen DA, "Involving community stakeholders to increase park use and physical activity," Preventive Medicine, 2014

Cohen DA, Marsh T, Williamson S, Derose KP, Martinez H, Setodki C, McKenzie T, "Parks and Physical Activity: Why Are Some Parks Used More Than Others?" Preventive Medicine, 50(Suppl1), 2010

Honors & Awards

  • Impact Award 2008, 2010, 2012, RAND
  • Spotlight Award 2014, 2018, 2020, RAND
  • Medal Award Key Contributor, 2019, 2020, RAND