Elizabeth Ciemins, PhD, MPH, MA
Director of Research and Analytics
Elizabeth Ciemins, PhD, MPH, MA, is a Health Services Research Scientist and Director of Research and Analytics with AMGA (formerly the American Medical Group Association) where she focuses on data-driven population health improvement through comparative and predictive clinical analytics.
Dr. Ciemins received a PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from UC Berkeley, an MPH in Population/Family Health and MA in African Studies from UCLA. Prior to AMGA, she served for 8 years as Director of the Center for Clinical Translational Research at Billings Clinic where her research focused on the use of telemedicine to provide care across a large, geographically disperse service area in the areas of diabetes, hypertension, palliative care, and health IT.
Dr. Ciemins’ areas of research interest include chronic disease management, health information technology, palliative care, childhood and adult obesity, care transitions, rural health, mental health, and complexity science approaches to behavior change in health care.