Nancy Duda

Nancy Duda

Principal Survey Researcher
  • Survey research
  • Project management
  • Report writing
Focus Areas
  • Health
  • Medicare
  • Strengthening and Disseminating Research
  • Labor: Strengthening and Disseminating Research
About Nancy

Nancy Duda specializes in survey design, pretesting, data collection, and methodology to evaluate policies and programs in health care and education. She has extensive experience developing and managing surveys for a variety of audiences, including clinicians, practice managers, patients, teachers, and school administrators.

Duda is the survey director for the Evaluation of the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Initiative (CPC+), overseeing the development and administration of surveys to practices, clinicians, staff, and patients to assess the implementation and impacts of CPC+. Duda also directed surveys for the Evaluation of the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPC), the predecessor to CPC+. Her education work includes the role of task leader and lead methodologist for the What Works Clearinghouse, reviewing and assessing the rigor of education research for the U.S. Department of Education. She has also worked on evaluations of the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), Community Partnerships for Older Adults, Race to the Top, and School Improvement Grants.

Prior to joining Mathematica in 2005, Duda held positions at the University of Pennsylvania, Tribune Broadcasting, and Northwestern University. She has a Ph.D. in communications from the University of Pennsylvania.

Key Projects
  • Evaluation of the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative

    Mathematica and its partner, Group Health Cooperative, evaluated the effects of CPC on cost, quality, utilization, and patient and provider experience. We also provided rapid cycle (quarterly) feedback to participating practices, CMS, and CMS’s regional partners.