Brandy Farrar

Managing Director

Brandy Farrar, Ph.D., is a managing director in the Health Division at AIR. She has over 20 years of experience identifying evidence-based best practices for designing and implementing policies and programs aimed at improving the quality of access to, and capacity of health and human services. She serves as a subject matter expert in the social and structural determinants of wellbeing, inequality, workforce wellbeing and capacity, and community and stakeholder engagement in policy, programs, and research. She serves as a methodological expert in qualitative, mixed, and evaluation methods. 

Dr. Farrar’s research and technical assistance work is informed by her training as a sociologist specializing in the intersection between individual-level social psychology and system-level structures and processes. Dr. Farrar is an adjunct professor at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.

Brandy Farrar

Ph.D. and M.S., Sociology, North Carolina State University; B.A., Sociology and African American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill