Dr. Brandon Hesgrove is a Principal Research Associate/Economist at Westat. Dr. Hesgrove has five years of domestic health services research experience. Before Westat, he worked at IMPAQ and AIR, where he worked on federal evaluations, quality measure development, public health research on cancer survivors and mental health, advanced nursing research, and creation of national claims datasets. Dr. Hesgrove has led and worked on projects for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Dr. Hesgrove received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of California Santa Cruz.