Lori Uscher-Pines

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Senior Policy Researcher
Washington Office

Education

Ph.D. in health policy and management, Johns Hopkins University; M.Sc. in international relations/security studies, London School of Economics; B.A. in international relations, University of Pennsylvania

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Lori Uscher-Pines is a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Her research interests include telehealth, maternal and child health, and behavioral health. Her current projects include assessing the impact of various forms of telehealth such as telemental health and telestroke on quality and access to care. She is also conducting an evaluation of the implementation of telehealth programs in safety net settings and conducting a digital trial evaluating the effectiveness of virtual breastfeeding support via mobile app. She is a mixed methods researcher who has authored over 120 peer-reviewed publications. Her current research projects are funded by NIH and the California Health Care Foundation. 

Uscher-Pines earned her Ph.D. in health policy and management from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her M.Sc. in international relations from the London School of Economics. Before coming to RAND, Uscher-Pines completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University.  

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