CURRICULUM VITAE Lara Green Hilton CURRENT POSITION Senior Research Analyst RAND Corporation 1776 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90407 Office: 310-393-0411 Extension 7950 Email: [email protected]
BRIEF BIOGRAPHY Lara Hilton (nee Jungvig) was educated at U.C. Berkeley in Sociology (Phi Beta Kappa) and at U.C.L.A’s Fielding School of Public Health and is currently an advanced doctoral candidate in Applied Psychology Research Methods and Evaluation at Claremont Graduate University. Ms. Hilton has worked since 2000 as a research methodologist and analyst specializing in health policy. Her experience includes research on patient-centered care, evidence-based practices in integrative medicine, behavioral health in military context, program evaluation, and evaluation capacity building. Her approach to research includes mixed methods, combining qualitative and quantitative data using Atlas.Ti, Excel and SAS software packages. Ms. Hilton trains researchers in qualitative methods and computer-assisted data analysis. She has coordinated and led research projects for National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Department of Defense, and Veterans Administration. EDUCATION 2017 (expected) Ph.D. Candidate in Applied Psychology Research Methods and Evaluation, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California 2009 M.P.H., Community Health Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles 1992 B.A., Sociology, Minor in American Literature, University of California, Berkeley PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE 2000–Present Senior Research Analyst, RAND, Santa Monica, CA. 2010–2016 Behavioral/Social Scientist, Samueli Institute, Alexandria, VA. 1997–2000 Administrative Analyst, Info-Line of Los Angeles, San Gabriel, CA. 1994–1997 Program Manager, Casa de Las Amigas, Pasadena, CA GRANTS AND CONTRACTS 2016-2018 Co-Principal Investigator, NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, “Feasibility of Crowdsourcing for Eliciting Patient Experiences of Chronic Pain.” R21 Grant No. 1R21AT009124-01. $483,409. 2013-2017 Co-Task Leader, NIH National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, “Patient Preferences and Appropriate Chiropractic Care.” Grant No. 1U19AT007912-01. $1,130,994. 2013-2016 Principal Investigator, Department of Defense, “Evaluation of Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune Back on Track PTSD and Combat Stress Treatment Program.” Grant No. W81XWH1020184. $350,000. 2015-2016 Project Leader, Defense Center of Excellence in Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, Systematic reviews to update clinical practice guidelines: “Meditation for PTSD” and “Mindfulness for Chronic Pain.” Contract number 14-539.2. $150,000 2011-2016 Administrative Manager, Department of Defense, “Assessment of Chiropractic Treatment for Low Back Pain, Military Readiness and Smoking Cessation in Military Active Duty Personnel.” Grant no. W81XWH-11-2-0107. $7,499,707. 2012-2013 Principal Investigator, Department of Defense, “Process Improvement Study of Wellness Fusion Campus at Fort Bliss, TX.” $161,000.
CURRICULUM VITAE Lara Green Hilton 2011-2015 Research Analyst, NIH-NCCAM, “Assessment Tools for Contextual Factors in Interactions in CAM.” Grant no. 1R01AT006468-01 $1,082,974. 2004-2008 Project Manager/Qualitative Analyst, NIH-NCCAM, “Case study of an Integrative Medicine Department at a Community-based Hospital” $2,500,000 2000-2003 Project Manager/Programmer Analyst, NIH-NCCAM, “Reviews on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, RAND Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center” $1,200,000. OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS 2012-2016 Guest Lecturer, Qualitative Methods, Pardee/RAND Graduate School. 2012-2014 Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Evaluation; Comparative Evaluation Theory; Claremont Graduate University. 2012-2014 American Evaluation Association proposal review committee for Research on Evaluation topical interest group. 2013 Journal article reviewer for Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medic