Senior Research Analyst, Center for Evaluation and Applied Research
Foram Jasani BDS MPH is a Senior Research Analyst, responsible for data management and statistical analysis for Academy studies that incorporate survey, health claims and large publicly available data sets. Her epidemiological research focuses on regression methods, predictive modeling and cost-effectiveness analysis utilizing various statistical software such as SAS, SPSS, STATA and MS Excel. Her work at the Academy is focused on health care utilization and expenditures in the context of health reform, integration of harm reduction and health services, drug policy, and community based approaches to chronic disease prevention. Previously, she carried out research on reproductive medicine, women’s health, oral and dental hygiene, disease epidemiology, and community impacts of natural disasters. Ms. Jasani worked as a Dental Surgeon and as a Junior Resident Doctor in Mumbai, India. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) from Mumbai University in India and an MPH with a major in Quantitative methods-Epidemiology from Rutgers School of Public Health.