Posted on August 13, 2021 by Caroline Brent-Chessum -
Niyati Shah is a research assistant with experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, survey programming, and report writing. She currently supports projects with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
At Insight, Niyati supports projects such as the AHRQ ECHO National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network, Monitoring and Evaluation of Medicare Customer Service Calls for CMS, and PCORI’s Research Topic Matrix. Her work entails applying data analysis and research expertise to conduct literature scans, synthesize data, and draft reports on a range of public health topic areas.
Prior to Insight, Niyati was a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, studying the role of social networks on the health outcomes of caregivers who experience high burden and stress. She also conducted quantitative research on antibiotic resistance in animal agriculture in a university-affiliated lab. Niyati graduated from the George Washington University with B.S. degrees in public health and statistics.