Lori Frank, PhD

Senior Vice President for Research, Policy and Programs, New York Academy of Medicine

2017 Fellow

Lori Frank, Ph.D. is the Senior Vice President for Research, Policy and Programs at the New York Academy of Medicine, supporting the NYAM mission to drive progress towards improved health through attaining health equity. In this role, Lori oversees the work of the Center for Evaluation and Applied Research, the Center for Community Partnerships and Policy Solutions, and the Center for Healthy Aging. She is also an adjunct Scientist with the RAND Corporation. Her research addresses memory screening, dementia services and supports, and caregiving, and she also studies methods for inclusion of the consumer perspective in health outcomes research and healthcare value assessment. She completed her Health and Aging Policy Fellowship 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 Past-President 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 Department of Veteran’s Affairs. 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.

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Program Info

Program Track
Residential

Placement
National Institute on Aging (NIA)/Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)