We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
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Bryan Johnson

Bryan Johnson

Bryan Johnson has more than 25 years’ experience leading evaluation studies for federal government clients. His experience includes leading national studies for agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), the Department of Education (ED), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development,[...]

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Anne Peterson

A highly respected project leader, Anne has specialized in the statistical design and analysis of health, education, and social policy evaluations for almost three decades. A statistician by training, her expertise includes the design and implementation of large-scale probability based surveys and experimental designs with a particular focus on formative evaluations, process evaluations, impact evaluations,[...]

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Terry Moore

Terry has more than two decades of experience in Medicare and Medicaid program research, policy, and operations. She is a national expert in long-term and postacute care quality measurement. Her research experience includes a range of data collection activities in healthcare settings (e.g., observations, staff and patient interviews), provider recruitment, stakeholder engagement, analysis of postacute[...]

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Laurie Coots Daras

Laurie Coots Daras is a senior health services researcher and project director with 20 years of research experience. Laurie’s primary expertise is in health policy—specifically, national quality and payment policy for postacute and long-term care. She is a quantitative researcher with experience using Medicare claims and other national datasets to measure hospitalizations and readmissions among[...]

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Jennifer Edwards

Jennifer Edwards is a senior researcher, scientific advisor, and program manager with over 17 years of experience supporting federal agencies, in particular the Department of Defense (DoD). She has designed and conducted mixed-method and qualitative research on topics such as gender bias, organizational culture, and workforce capabilities. Dr. Edwards has extensive experience in the evaluation[...]

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Dominick Esposito

For more than 13 years, Dominick has led studies with the federal government, state governments, and other clients on projects that improve care for disadvantaged populations. His expertise includes mixed-methods evaluation, Medicaid policy and program assessment, patient-centered outcomes research, dissemination and implementation of health care evidence within health systems, and evaluation of complex health care[...]

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Stacy Gleason

Stacy Gleason has dedicated her career to evaluating and finding ways to improve the nutrition security of underserved populations and people with low incomes. As a strategic leader and director of Insight’s food and nutrition portfolio, she designs and directs mixed-method evaluations, develops resources to support program administration, facilitates advisory and stakeholder meetings, and effectively[...]

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Kelsey Gray

Kelsey brings 10 years of experience assessing social programs and policies, with a focus on advanced data analytic methods and data visualization techniques. Her expertise is in presenting technical concepts in easy-to-understand reports, dashboards, and presentations. Kelsey is experienced with a variety of machine learning techniques and is an experienced user of R, Python, Tableau,[...]

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Allison Hyra

Allison Hyra, Ph.D., is a researcher, evaluator, and technical assistance (TA) provider with more than 16 years of experience. She focuses on multisystemic approaches to improving the well-being of American children, families, and adults. Her work spans child welfare, domestic violence, parenting, adolescent pregnancy prevention, noncustodial parents, workforce systems, education, community colleges, Temporary Assistance for[...]

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