The authors find that small investments are likely to yield large gains from increasing research funding in lung cancer; investing in women's health research yields benefits above investing in general research.
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Molly Waymouth (she/her) is a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation. She is accomplished in policy research methods and project management with experience researching and managing in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Waymouth’s research focuses on topics pertaining to health policies, such as examining health care systems and delivery mechanisms, evaluating health reform policies, investigating the effectiveness of health interventions, analyzing population health data, and identifying factors that influence quality and access to care. Waymouth also pursues research in public health policy, maternal and child health, mental and behavioral health, and education policy. Waymouth has experience managing large and complex research projects and using mixed methods approaches for conducting research and analysis. Prior to joining RAND, Molly worked at CMS as an insurance specialist in Medicare coverage policy, assisting with oversight of state Medicaid programs, and supported the roll-out of the Health Insurance Marketplace and ACA implementation. She also served as a public health worker and clinical assistant in a rural health clinic in Guatemala, providing direct patient care and health education on medication, vaccinations, and contraception. Molly holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health with a concentration in health management and policy, a Graduate Certificate in epidemiology and biostatistics from Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health, and a B.A. in Spanish and anthropology from the University of Vermont.
Quigley, Denise D., Molly Waymouth, and Barbara O. Wynn, Physician Reporting Requirements for Injured Workers in California: A Review of Reporting Processes and Payment Policies, RAND Corporation (RR-1406-DIR), 2017
Horvitz-Lennon, M., Breslau, J., Scharf, D., Doyle, M., Nanda, N., Kusche, D., Timbie, J., and Kotzeas, V., Case Study: Early Assessment of the Mental Health Block Grant Set-Aside Program for Addressing First Episode Psychosis and other Early Serious Mental Illness, (RB-), 2015
Meadows, Sarah O., Charles C. Engel, Rebecca L. Collins, Robin L. Beckman, Matthew Cefalu, Jennifer Hawes-Dawson, Molly Waymouth, Amii M. Kress, Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Rajeev Ramchand, and Kayla M. Williams, 2015 Department of Defense Health Related Behaviors Survey (HRBS), RAND Corporation (RR-1695-OSD), 2018
Kapinos, Kandice A., Molly Waymouth, Mark Barrett, Cheryl K. Montemayor, Andrew W. Mulcahy, and Denise D. Quigley, Access to Medical Treatment for Injured Workers in California: Year 2 Annual Report, RAND Corporation (RR-2748-DIR), 2018
Mulcahy, A., Doyle, M., Malsberger, R., and Kapinos, K. , Access to Medical Treatment for Injured Workers in California: Year 1 Annual Report, (RR-2413), 2018
Uscher-Pines L, Demirci J, Waymouth M, Lawrence R, Parks A, Mehrotra A, Ray K, DeYoreo M, Kapinos K, "Impact of telelactation services on breastfeeding outcomes among Black and Latinx parents: protocol for the Tele-MILC randomized controlled trial," Trials, 2022
Baird, Matthew D., Melanie A. Zaber, Annie Chen, Andrew W. Dick, Chloe E. Bird, Molly Waymouth, Grace Gahlon, Denise D. Quigley, Hamad Al-Ibrahim, and Lori Frank, Research Funding for Women's Health: Modeling Societal Impact, RAND Corporation (RR-A708-4), 2021
Baird, Matthew D., Melanie A. Zaber, Andrew W. Dick, Chloe E. Bird, Annie Chen, Molly Waymouth, Grace Gahlon, Denise D. Quigley, Hamad Al-Ibrahim, and Lori Frank, Research Funding for Women's Health: A Modeling Study of Societal Impact: Findings for Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementia Model, RAND Corporation (WR-A708-1), 2021