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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.

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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
Vice President, Business Development
Senior Researcher
Vice President and Program Area Lead
Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
Senior Researcher
Senior Researcher
Senior TA Consultant
Senior Program Manager, AIR Equity Initiative
Vice President
Institute Fellow
Institute Fellow
Senior Director
Senior TA Consultant
Vice President
Managing Director
Principal Researcher
Vice President and Institute Fellow
Institute Fellow
Managing Researcher
Principal Researcher
Vice President
Senior Director, Technology Solutions
TA Consultant
Principal Researcher
Principal Researcher
AIR Vice President and Director, CALDER
Principal Researcher
Project Specialist
Senior Economist
Senior Researcher
Senior TA Consultant
Senior Economist
Managing Economist and Program Area Lead, Labor and Workforce Development
Board of Directors
Senior Researcher
Senior TA Consultant
Principal Researcher
Senior Web Development Specialist
Board of Directors

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.