Jessica Phillips

Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office


M.S. in counseling, San Diego State; B.A. in psychology, San Diego State


Jessica Phillips is a policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. She supports regional and national efforts to measure and improve quality of health care. As part of this work, she manages multidisciplinary teams to conduct qualitative and quantitative data collection and analyses, develops and coordinates presentations and reports, and oversees the daily operations of projects such as maintaining data use agreements, budgeting, progress reports, delivery of deliverables, and team and client communications. Prior to joining RAND, Phillips worked at Northwestern University managing a portfolio of statewide quality improvement initiatives working with clinicians to improve transitions of care and prevent rehospitalizations. At Yale University, she served as the lead project associate on a randomized trial comparing treatment strategies for opioid-dependent patients receiving emergency care. Phillips holds an M.S. in rehabilitation counseling with a specialization in psychiatric disabilities and a B.A. in psychology.