Hero

Our Experts: Committed to Evidence and Equity

The expertise at the American Institutes for Research® is unrivaled in the industry and our staff is committed to ethical decision-making, collaboration, inclusion, and innovation.

 

Expert Spotlight

Karla López de Nava

Karla López de Nava studies health policy with a focus on Medicare payment models. She uses advanced statistical analyses to evaluate value-based care models on their design, operation, and implementation.

Illustration of Karla Lopez de Nava

Our Leadership

Senior Leadership

AIR is led by a team of recognized experts in their fields. They are deeply committed to our mission and are driven to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive organization, where people can do their best work and have the biggest impact.

Board of Directors

The AIR Board of Directors includes internationally recognized leaders in the areas of behavioral science and academia, government, healthcare, and business. They collaborate with AIR leadership to guide our mission-focused work.

Principal Researcher
Program Officer, AIR Equity Initiative
Institute Fellow
Researcher
Vice President, Institutional Development
Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator
Senior Data Scientist
Researcher
Chair, Board of Directors
Senior Vice President and Institute Fellow
Managing Economist
Managing Director
Board of Directors
Senior Vice President and Institute Fellow
Principal Researcher
Senior Researcher
Senior Researcher
Senior Research Analyst
Managing Researcher
Managing Director
Senior TA Consultant
Research Associate
Senior Researcher
Principal Researcher
Senior Project Specialist
Senior Researcher
Principal Researcher
Senior Researcher
Principal TA Consultant
Senior Researcher
Researcher
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher
Board of Directors
Senior TA Consultant
Senior Researcher
Senior TA Consultant
Senior Researcher
Vice President

Our Work

To meet society's most pressing challenges, we bring together expertise across a variety of fields, including education, economics, statistics, public health, child welfare, software design, international development, policy, mental health, and the workforce.