Jodi Liu, Ph.D., is an associate policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Dr. Liu’s work has involved using the RAND COMPARE microsimulation model to analyze the effects of health care reform on insurance coverage and health care spending. For her dissertation, she estimated health care spending under national single-payer alternatives. Her other work has included an analysis of changes in Medicare’s physician payment system and an evaluation of policy alternatives at the intersection of long-term care and dementia. She holds a Ph.D. in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School, a master’s degree in global disease epidemiology and control from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and degrees in biomedical and chemical engineering from the University of Michigan.