Public Health Researcher
- MPP, Master in Public Policy, University of Chicago
- BA, Sociology & Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Stephanie Hughes performs research in the Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care Program at RTI. She has nearly 20 years of experience in health care and social services, including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, caregiver needs, home and community-based services and supports, women’s health, and Medicaid. Her recent work through the National Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resource Center has focused on providing individualized technical assistance on project planning and evaluation to ACL and its grantees.
Ms. Hughes is the coauthor of numerous reports and guides, including a series on advance planning for people with dementia, a resource list of evaluation instruments for dementia care and support services, and an assessment of the financial education needs of recently widowed older adults. Prior to joining RTI, she worked at the Alzheimer’s Association National Office.