Beth Lasater

Research Health IT Scientist

Education

  • MSPH, Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BS, Economics, BA, Statistics, BA, Biostatistics, University of Minnesota

Beth Lasater has more than 20 years of experience performing statistical analyses and managing projects for education studies, health studies, and program evaluations.

Ms. Lasater’s work emphasizes IT in public health, health informatics, health policy, and assessment. She has been involved in many studies relating to maternal and child health.

She managed the SIM Learning System project, creating a peer-to-peer learning system for State Innovation Models test states for Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). She served as a coordinator and analyst on the Family Planning Annual Reporting project.

She has also directed a project for Practice Transformation Support for Regional Extension Centers. She assisted in the assessment of Medicaid and CHIP agencies in support of the Technical Assistance for Health IT and Health Information Exchange in Medicaid and SCHIP project.

Adept at using secondary data sources and designing analyses to meet project goals, she has designed and implemented data collection tools. Ms. Lasater is trained in qualitative research techniques and software.