Erin is a senior research scientist with extensive experience in designing, implementing, and leading federal and state-level evaluations of Medicare and Medicaid payment and delivery system reform initiatives. Her work at NORC focuses on the impact of such initiatives on spending, health outcomes, and quality of care.
At NORC, Erin leads evaluation teams studying innovative models of care. She is the project director for the evaluation of Rhode Island’s 1115 Medicaid Demonstration, data manager for NORC’s evaluation of the ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (REACH) Model, and the quantitative lead for the Vermont All-Payer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model and an evaluation of HRSA’s Maternal Health portfolio. She is also a senior advisor for NORC’s Enhancing HRSA Data Analysis and Evidence Building Capacity contract. In these roles, she directs NORC’s data strategy, designs evaluation approaches, and establishes quality control for data products. Over her time at NORC, she has developed and implemented processes to automate data analysis and reporting for complex evaluations with the goals of increasing efficiency and reproducibility.
Erin’s research has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Health Affairs, Medical Care, LGBT Health, Transgender Health. Prior to joining NORC, Erin completed her graduate research studies investigating the relationship between micronutrient and inflammatory biomarkers and CD4 T cell recovery after initiation of antiretroviral therapy for HIV patients in a multinational randomized trial.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
The University of Chicago
opens in new tab"Effect of Baseline Micronutrient and Inflammation Status on CD4 Recovery Post-cART Initiation in the Multinational PEARLS Trial."
Journal Article | June 20, 2019
opens in new tab"Identifying Medicare Beneficiaries Accessing Transgender-Related Care in the Era of ICD-10."
Journal Article | June 3, 2019
opens in new tab"Transgender Medicare Beneficiaries and Chronic Conditions: Exploring Fee-for-Service Claims Data."
Journal Article | December 11, 2017
opens in new tab"Two Innovative Cancer Care Programs Have Potential to Reduce Utilization and Spending."
Journal Article | October 10, 2017
opens in new tab"Innovative Models for High-Risk Patients Use Care Coordination and Palliative Supports to Reduce End-of-Life Utilization and Spending."
Journal Article | September 14, 2017
opens in new tab"Innovative Oncology Care Models Improve End-Of-Life Quality, Reduce Utilization and Spending."
Journal Article | March 13, 2017
opens in new tab"Access to Care among Medicare Beneficiaries with and without Depression."
Report | March 9, 2017
opens in new tab"Identifying the Transgender Population in the Medicare Program."
Journal Article | December 6, 2016