Washington, DC

Managing Director, Health Program, American Institutes for Research

Represented: Researchers

Kristin Carman is a Managing Director in the Health Program at the American Institutes for Research, Director of the Center for Patient and Consumer Engagement, and a Co-Director of the Health Policy and Research Group, a team of more than seventy health services research professionals. They conduct research on issues of public importance in healthcare quality, access, financing, comparative effectiveness research, patient and family engagement, health systems improvement, public deliberation, and health-related communications. Her work emphasizes explaining evidence-based information for use in decision making. She has led many consumer engagement research and technical assistance projects and currently leads four projects on this topic funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She received a MA and a PhD in Human Development and Social Policy from Northwestern University.

Carman served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement from April 2013 - April 2016.

Conflicts of Interest

As of April 9, 2013:

  • None reported

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