Jessica Phillips

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Policy Analyst
Santa Monica Office

Education

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

Overview

Jessica Phillips is a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. As part of this work, she manages qualitative and quantitative data collection and analyses efforts, gathers stakeholder input through surveys, interviews, focus groups, technical expert panels, and public comment and coordinates presentations and reports. Additionally, she oversees the daily operations of projects such as maintaining data use agreements, budgeting, progress reports, submission of deliverables, and team and client communications.

Prior to joining RAND, Phillips worked at Northwestern University managing a portfolio of quality improvement initiatives working with providers to improve transitions of care and reduce rehospitalizations. At Yale University, she served as the Lead Project Associate on a randomized trial evaluating treatment strategies for opioid-dependent patients receiving emergency care. Phillips recruited patients through structured interviews, medical record abstraction, and clinician input, conducted motivational interviews, and managed patient retention and follow-up activities.

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