The Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) collaborates with a large number of physicians, social scientists, methodologists, and support staff, within and outside of RAND. Core positions are described below.


  • Susanne Hempel EPC Co-Director
  • Paul G. Shekelle EPC Co-Director
  • Kathryn McDonald EPC Associate Director, UCSF-Stanford University

Program Management and Administration

  • Aneesa Motala EPC Program Coordinator and Project Manager (EPC point of contact)
  • Sydne Newberry EPC Program Manager
  • Naemma Golshan EPC Administrative Assistant
  • Goke Akinniranye EPC Research Assistant

Core Statisticians and Methodologists

  • Marika Suttorp Booth EPC Senior Statistical Data Analyst
  • Owen Hall EPC Statistical Analyst
  • Carolyn Rutter EPC Statistician
  • Jeremy Miles EPC Methodologist, Google
  • Kanaka Shetty EPC Methodologist
  • Joyce Marks EPC Research Programmer
  • Martha Timmer EPC Senior Research Programmer
  • John P.A. Ioannidis EPC Methodologist, Stanford University
  • Steven Goodman EPC Methodologist, Stanford University
  • David Moher EPC Methodologist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Sally Morton EPC Statistician, University of Pittsburgh


Medical Editor

Stakeholder Engagement

Associate Editor

Lead Investigators

Core Collaborators