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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Meg Tucker

Posted on June 20, 2016 by -

Meg is an experienced researcher and project director specializing in health program evaluation in government, community, and clinical settings. She is a skilled qualitative researcher with extensive experience facilitating focus groups and semistructured interviews. Meg brings substantive experience in program design and implementation, with a focus on healthcare quality and access to care.

Meg currently plays a leading role in the management of Insight’s patient-centered outcomes research, where she specializes in methodologies that incorporate patient and other relevant stakeholder perspectives in the design, implementation, and dissemination of research and research findings. She currently directs a project examining Medicare beneficiary experiences on how they receive information about their benefits and healthcare. She also leads the development of qualitative activities for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation for the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model, focusing on innovative approaches to capturing policy leader, clinician, and patient perspectives on comprehensive treatment for opioid use disorder for pregnant and postpartum women.

Prior to joining Insight, Meg was a senior research project manager at the Johns Hopkins University, where she developed, implemented, and evaluated public health programs for diverse populations and areas. Her work has included projects focused on substance abuse, chronic trauma, and anxiety and depressive disorders. Meg has expertise in curriculum development. She developed a life-skills curriculum and a trauma-based curriculum contextualized for African-American adolescents to help participants develop coping skills to reduce depressive and anxiety symptoms. Meg has published extensively in leading scientific journals and has served as a peer reviewer for leading journals, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s journal Preventing Chronic Disease: Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy. She frequently presents her research on program evaluation methodologies, findings, and outcomes at national conferences. Meg holds an M.S. in public health from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.