Brian Bruen, M.S.

Title: Lead Research Scientist and Lecturer
Organization: School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University

Brian Bruen, M.S., is a lead research scientist and lecturer in George Washington University's School of Public Health and Health Services. In this capacity, he leads data-driven health policy analyses and teaches quantitative research methodology and statistics. His primary areas of focus include public health care financing programs such as Medicaid and Medicare, community health centers, analysis of health care survey data, and trends in adoption of health information technology. Prior to joining George Washington, Mr. Bruen was a senior manager at Avalere Health, a business strategy and health policy consulting firm; director of policy studies and research for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, a trade association; and a research associate at the Urban Institute. He earned a master's degree in public policy analysis from the University of Rochester.