Lee Thompson is a senior researcher at AIR. Her primary responsibilities include leading health care research, technical assistance, and evaluation projects.
Kelly Peters is a principal psychometrician AIR. Her primary responsibilities include leading survey development efforts for Project Talent, including designing measures of cognition, health, and psychosocial well-being for various modes. Dr.
Deanna Lyter Achorn has 16 years of experience in large-scale survey data collection and design with a focus in the fields of education, aging, and health.
Mary Kay Dugan is a managing technical assistant consultant at AIR. She is passionate about identifying evidence-based promising practices and translating them into policies and effective programs focused on underserved populations including disadvantaged youth and young adults.
Joshua R. Polanin is a principal researcher in the Research and Evaluation program at AIR. He has extensive experience in quantitative methodology, and has led or co-led more than 15 peer-reviewed, published meta-analyses. Dr.
Yael Harris is vice president for health research and evaluation at AIR. Drawing on 22 years of experience leading research projects to advance access, quality, payment reform, and other policies to transform health care delivery, Dr.
Alicia Espinoza is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. Her expertise includes coaching teacher leaders, school administrators, and district leaders through the implementation of evidence-based district and school improvement systems, processes, and practices.
Kiersten Strombotne is a senior economic researcher at AIR, where she specializes in econometrics and health research. Dr.
Michael B. Marks is a senior researcher at AIR with experience in conducting qualitative and case study research, implementation and fidelity studies, analyzing ways to foster authentic consumer engagement, and furthering organizational knowledge translation/dissemination practices. Dr.