Tepring Piquado

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Physical Scientist, Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


Ph.D., M.S. in neuroscience, Brandeis University; B.S. in computer science, Georgetown University


Tepring Piquado is physical scientist at the RAND Corporation and member of the Pardee RAND Graduate School faculty. She is currently on leave to pursue a project unrelated to RAND. She is interested in a variety of areas including TBI, stroke, biological factors of suicide, school-to-work transitions, and opportunities to foster equity. Prior to joining RAND, her research focus was on language comprehension and retention in older adults. Piquado worked as a consultant at the California State Capitol for the Senate Human Services Committee where she focused on poverty, welfare, and foster care issues. She also served as a senatorial legislative assistant within the area of mental health services. She received her Ph.D. in neuroscience from Brandeis University.