Lori Frank, PhD

Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND Corporation

Lori Frank, Ph.D. is a Senior Behavioral Scientist at the RAND Corporation, where her research addresses dementia detection, dementia care and caregiving, and incorporation of the consumer perspective into health outcomes research and healthcare value assessment. She completed her Health and Aging Policy Fellowship through the Congressional Fellowship Program, with a placement at the National Institute on Aging. She founded and served as Director of the Evaluation and Analysis Program at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Prior to that she served as Executive Director and Senior Research Leader, Center for Health Outcomes Research, MEDTAP/United BioSource Corporation. She is President-Elect of the International Society for Quality of Life Research, Board member for the Personalized Medicine Coalition, and a member of the Medical, Scientific, and Memory Screening Advisory Board of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. She has held research and teaching positions with Georgetown University, the National Institute on Aging, Medimmune LLC/AstraZeneca, and the Veteran’s Administration (VA). She received her Doctorate in Human Development/Gerontology from the Pennsylvania State University and her Master’s degree in Psychology from the Johns Hopkins University.