David A. Squires, M.A., is senior researcher to The Commonwealth Fund’s president. His responsibilities include researching literature, analyzing data, creating quantitative models, and drafting material for Fund publications, journal articles, and presentations. He also handles special projects on an as-needed basis. He was previously a senior researcher for the Fund's Program on International Health Policy and Practice Innovations. Before joining the Fund, Mr. Squires worked for Abt Associates as associate analyst, domestic health, where he provided research and analytic support on domestic and international health projects. Mr. Squires holds a Master’s Degree in Bioethics from New York University, and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. (honors) in English and minors in Economics and Philosophy from Bates College.