Tami Mark

Senior Director, Behavioral Health Financing

Tami Mark


  • PhD, Health Economics, Johns Hopkins University
  • MBA, School of Business and Management, Loyola College
  • BA, Psychology/Pre-Med, Amherst College

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Tami L. Mark, PhD, is an internationally known health economist and expert on behavioral health care financing and delivery.

Over the course of her career, Dr. Mark has led numerous projects for Federal agencies – such as the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) – as well as for state governments, foundations, and private industry. She directed the development of the SAMHSA Behavioral Health Spending Accounts, and has provided technical expertise to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), SAMHSA, and the National Quality Forum. She works with state governments to improve their mental health and substance abuse systems. She is widely published and was a contributing author to the Surgeon General’s Report: Facing Addiction in America.

Before joining RTI in 2017, Dr. Mark was a vice president and Director of the Center for Behavioral Health Services Research at Truven Health Analytics, an IBM company, previously known as Thomson Reuters and Medstat.