Michelle M. Doty, Ph.D.
Vice President, Survey Research and Evaluation
The Commonwealth Fund
Michelle M. Doty, Ph.D. is vice president of survey research and evaluation for the Commonwealth Fund. Dr. Doty is responsible for survey design, administration, and analysis across the Fund’s program areas and works closely with the executive vice president for programs and other senior program staff to design research projects and manage survey data analysis. Her research interests include culture change in nursing homes, international health system comparisons, health care access and quality among vulnerable populations, the underinsured and uninsured, and the extent to which the lack of health insurance contributes to barriers to care and inequities in quality of care. Prior to joining the Fund in June 2001, Dr. Doty worked at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Public Health as research manager on a National Institutes of Health–funded multisite research project. Dr. Doty holds a B.A. in anthropology from Barnard College and an M.P.H. and a Ph.D. in public health from the University of California, Los Angeles.