Dr. Nicole Lurie is currently the Director of the RAND Corporations Center for Population
Health and Health Disparities andis a senior natural scientist and Paul O'Neil Alcoa Professor of Policy Analysis at
RAND.She has published widely on issues related to health disparities, and she has worked
extensively on emergency preparedness concerns and the evaluation of the nations public
health infrastructure. The RAND Corporation is a non-profit institution that addresses
the challenges facing public and private sectors around the world.
Dr. Lurie spent many years as professor of medicine and public health at the University of Minnesota and also served asPrincipal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.