Mimi Shen

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Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
Santa Monica Office


B.A. in economics, Carleton College; M.S. in health policy, Johns Hopkins University


Mimi Shen is a doctoral fellow at the Pardee RAND Graduate School and an assistant policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Prior to joining Pardee RAND, she was a statistical outcomes analyst at Intermountain Healthcare, leading research and reporting on the delivery system's mental and behavioral health programs.

Shen previously worked as a consultant for the Lewin Group, where she supported studies for federal and state government entities on health care quality measurement, the impact of Medicaid expansion and other health reform initiatives, alternative health care financing and delivery models, and health care workforce modeling. Her policy interests include health care quality and measurement, health economics, health care reform and financing, health care delivery approaches, and economic and social inequality. She holds a M.S. in health policy from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in economics from Carleton College.