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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Shannon Griffin

Posted on August 20, 2018 by -

Shannon is a skilled researcher and analyst in the field of health policy with more than 10 years of experience in mixed-methods analysis. She has co-authored more than a dozen published analytic briefs, reports, and interactives. At Insight, she focuses primarily on health policy contracts and supports numerous quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research and analysis teams. Shannon brings particular expertise in presenting analyses, policy implications, and action items in clear, understandable formats to diverse audiences and stakeholders.

Shannon currently leads a task order focusing on the development and visualization of a health research topic matrix for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and a study on the impact of programs funded by the Older Americans Act on social determinants of health for the Administration for Community Living. She also has experience supporting clients at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services, the National Center for Education Statistics, and the National Science Foundation.

Prior to joining Insight, Shannon was a policy analyst at the Kaiser Family Foundation, where she studied Medicare payment and delivery system reform, end-of-life issues, and demographics and characteristics of the Medicare population. She also worked for the federal government as a human networks analyst, where she provided mixed-methods analysis and recommendations to customers across global combatant commands. Shannon earned her M.P.P. at The George Washington University and her B.A. in political science and French from the University at Buffalo, SUNY, with a certificate in French studies from the University of Franche-Comté in Besançon, France.