Steve serves as senior vice president of the Health Sciences department at NORC. In addition to leading the department, Steve serves as principal investigator, project director, or senior advisor on some of the department’s most complex projects. The department has a broad array of projects for clients, such as the National Institutes for Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), states, associations, and foundations.
Steve currently serves as NORC’s corporate oversight and data collection expert for the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project (NSHAP), that is using innovative methods for the collection of biomeasures using field interviewers and assessing sensitive topics associated with aging. He also serves as the NORC Principal Investigator for data collection on High School and Beyond (HS&B), and a similar role for the National Longitudinal Study for the Class of 1972. He is also the NORC Project Director for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Connect Study.
Prior to joining NORC, Steve spent several years conducting social research as a Senior Social Survey Officer in England's Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS), now called the Office of National Statistics (ONS). At ONS he worked on the British Labor Force Survey, Census Validation Study, and a study on Electoral Registration.
University of Manchester, England
University of Sussex, England
Appointments & Affiliations
American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR)
opens in new tab"Identification of Natural SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Seroprevalence Studies Among Vaccinated Populations."
Journal Article | July 28, 2022
Journal Article | June 30, 2022
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"Measuring within-Household Contamination: The Challenge of Interviewing More Than One Member of a Household."
Book | October 17, 2019
"A Framework for Process and Quality Measurement in Federal-State Health System Reforms Targeting the Dual Eligible Population."
Journal Article | August 26, 2016
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
Project Report | June 13, 2013
opens in new tab"Instrument Development, Study Design Implementation, and Survey Conduct for the National Social Life, Health, and Aging Project."
Book | August 24, 2012