Jennifer is a senior research scientist who provides technical direction and leadership on projects implementing surveys on a range of health topics.
Jennifer oversees all aspects of survey data collection on several mixed-methods health care evaluations, including the Health Services and Resources Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Health Workforce (BHW) Substance Use Disorder Evaluation, the Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities (SUPPORT) Act Evaluation, and the COVID-19 Health Assessment and Mitigation Planning Survey (CHAMPS) that is part of the Evaluation and Monitoring Support of the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN).
Jennifer’s work includes questionnaire and survey design, data collection management, and data cleaning and analysis. Since 2010, Jennifer has led data delivery for the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project (NSHAP), a large-scale longitudinal and population-based survey of health and social factors aiming to understand the well-being of older, community-dwelling Americans. Jennifer also serves as project manager for the ASPE Science and Data Policy (SDP) Research and Analysis contract, overseeing the successful completion of multiple technical and analytic projects that support SDP’s need for quick turnaround data analysis, policy analyses, and dissemination of results.
University of Michigan
Northern Illinois University
opens in new tab"Ongoing Refinement and Innovation in the Data Collection Protocols of the Third Round of the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project."
Journal Article | January 24, 2022
opens in new tab"The Impact of Voicemail Message Content on RDD Cell Phone Response Rates in the National Immunization Surveys."
Journal Article | August 26, 2020
opens in new tab"Enhancing Mental Health Literacy in Rural America: Growth of Mental Health First Aid Program in Rural Communities in the United States from 2008-2016."
Journal Article | January 12, 2018
opens in new tab"Grandfathered, Grandmothered, and ACA-Compliant Health Plans Have Equivalent Premiums."
Journal Article | February 13, 2017
opens in new tab"Implementation of Telemedicine Consultation to Assess Unplanned Transfers in Rural Long-Term Care Facilities, 2012-2015: A Pilot Study."
Journal Article | August 15, 2016
opens in new tab"Collectively Bargained Health Plans: More Comprehensive, Less Cost Sharing than Employer Plans.
Journal Article | March 9, 2015
opens in new tab"Continuity and Innovation in the Data Collection Protocols of the Second Wave of the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project."
Journal Article | November 5, 2014
opens in new tab"Small Employer Perspectives on the Affordable Care Act’s Premiums, SHOP Exchanges, and Self-Insurance."
Journal Article | November 5, 2013