Frances Wu

Frances Wu
Senior Analyst

Education

Ph.D. in health services and policy analysis, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. in evaluative clinical sciences, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College; B.S. in operations research and industrial engineering, Cornell University

Overview

Frances Wu (she/her) is a senior analyst at the RAND Corporation. She works primarily for RAND Europe in the health and wellbeing group. She is a mixed methods researcher interested in examining both implementation and evaluation of delivery interventions as well as policies that influence health care delivery. She is particularly interested in understanding organisational context, structures, and relationships, both within and across organisations, that impact the provision and outcomes of care.

Prior to RAND Europe, Frances worked at The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Cambridge on various projects including a study to improve the implementation of NICE guidelines in end-of-life care planning. She has also worked for various health care delivery organisations such as Kaiser Permanente and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, leading quantitative work seeking to evaluate interventions and to understand the implementation of care models such as the patient-centered medical home. She holds a Ph.D. in health services and policy analysis from the University of California, Berkeley, a M.S. in evaluative clinical sciences from The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and a B.S. in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University.

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