Edith G. Walsh

Senior Director


PhD, Health Policy, Heller School, Brandeis University
BSN, Nursing, University of Southern Maine

Edith G. Walsh, PhD, conducts health services research, building on 12 years of experience in administrative and clinical work serving Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. Previously the Director of Aging, Disability and Long-Term Care research at RTI, Dr. Walsh is a nationally recognized expert on Medicare/Medicaid dual eligibles and integrated financing and delivery systems, managed care and long-term care delivery systems, including dementia care, health and functional status measurement for persons with chronic conditions and disabilities, and the use of such measures to risk-adjust payments to managed care plans or as control variables or case mix measures in other types of analysis. Dr. Walsh's methodological expertise includes survey development and analysis, analysis of administrative data, and the use of qualitative methods to evaluate program implementation and the impact of new and existing programs on a range of stakeholders. She has recently engaged in research related to technology and aging.


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