Dr. Catherine M. DesRoches has been involved in more than 85 national and international surveys on a variety of health policy and public health issues. Before coming to Mathematica in 2010, Dr. DesRoches spent 10 years as a faculty member and researcher at the Mongan Institute for Health Policy/Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. DesRoches has led or collaborated on national studies of nurse practitioners, registered nurses, physicians, health care executives, and the public. These studies have addressed, among other topics, the role of nurse practitioners in providing primary care, nursing workforce issues, clinicians’ adoption and use of health information technology (HIT), physician responses to the changing health care system, physician-industry relationships, and access to and satisfaction with health care. In addition, she has extensive experience leading and managing interdisciplinary research on health care related topics using wide range of research methods. Her work has received support from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the National Institute of Health’s Office of Research Integrity, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. She received her Doctor of Public Health from Columbia University.