- Qualitative research
- Program and policy implementation
- State Health Policy
- Delivery System Reforms
Kelsey Ruane is an advisory services analyst at Mathematica. For five years, Ruane has worked in health care policy and research and has held various research roles in university and nonprofit settings. She currently works on state and federal research projects with an emphasis on qualitative research and program implementation. Ruane also works on a process evaluation of Massachusetts’s implementation of its growth benchmark for health care costs. In addition, Ruane conducted qualitative research for a project assessing attitudes toward Massachusetts’s interest in various policy options to increase uptake of routine childhood vaccination, particularly the HPV vaccine.
Ruane became interested in state health policy in her previous role at the National Governors Association, where she co-authored publications on telehealth, service delivery for HIV and hepatitis, and developing the health workforce. She holds a M.P.P. from the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in sociology from James Madison University.