Claire E. O’Hanlon is a health services, economics, and policy researcher experienced in applied quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. She is a postdoctoral fellowship in health services research at the Veterans Affairs Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy in Los Angeles. Dr. O’Hanlon received her doctorate in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School. During her doctoral studies, she worked as an assistant policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and served as a student liaison for RAND Health. She has authored 12 peer-reviewed articles, including serving as lead author of publications in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Systematic Reviews, Journal of Palliative Medicine, Clinical Therapeutics, and Medical Decision Making Policy & Practice. Her work has been cited in the New York Times, Washington Post, The Hill, congressional testimony, and numerous health care trade publications and military news sources. O’Hanlon received a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago Harris School, a certificate in health administration and policy from the University of Chicago, and a B.S. in engineering from Harvey Mudd College. Dr. O'Hanlon's research interests include aging, long-term care, and the end of life; health care markets and consolidation; and emerging health technologies.
Dr. O'Hanlon is a 2018 AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellow. Her host site is the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy in Los Angeles.