Claire E. O’Hanlon

Adjunct Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Claire E. O’Hanlon (she/her) is an associate policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. A health services, economics, and policy researcher with a background in engineering, experience in applied quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, her research interests include health care systems and consolidation, aging and the end of life, and emerging health technologies. Her work has been cited in the New York Times, Washington Post, The Hill, congressional testimony, and various health care trade publications and military news sources.

O’Hanlon was previously a Health Science Specialist at the Center for the Study of Healthcare Innovation, Implementation & Policy at the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, where she was also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in health services research. During her doctoral studies, O’Hanlon worked as an assistant policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and served as a student liaison for RAND Health Care. She previously worked in health economics and outcomes modeling at Amgen, University of Chicago Medicine, and Knopp Biosciences, a biotechnology start-up. Prior to her graduate studies, O’Hanlon was a laboratory technician at Duquesne University, where she designed drug delivery agents.

O’Hanlon holds a doctorate in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, 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.

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States