Abbie Levinson is a public health analyst for RTI’s Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care program in the Division for Social Policy, Health and Economics Research. In her current role, she is involved in the qualitative and quantitative evaluation on projects for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). She has contributed to literature reviews, primary data collection, and qualitative coding for evaluations on projects focusing on potentially avoidable hospitalizations and aligning Medicare and Medicaid to better support dually eligible beneficiaries.
Ms. Levinson holds an MA in Psychology from Brandeis University, where she focused her studies on the relationship between age-related hearing loss and working memory capacity through pupillometry. Ms. Levinson’s previous research engagements prior to joining RTI span a wide breadth within psychology, including analyzing rhythm processing in adults, the impact of heuristics on legal decision-making, and comorbidities associated with Mild Cognitive Impairment.