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Amanda Hagerman

Senior Policy and Research Analyst

Amanda Hagerman is the Senior Policy & Research Analyst at the Goldwater Institute, where she evaluates policies related to telehealth, scope of practice reforms for healthcare professions, homelessness, harm reduction, and transparency and accessibility for healthcare, education, and other fields. 

Prior to joining Goldwater, Hagerman worked as the Newborn and Childhood Epidemiologist for the state of Iowa and served as a principal adviser for several state and national public health programs. She sat on Iowa’s Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Committee, and served as a mentor for the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. 

Hagerman has designed several prediction models currently in use by the Iowa Department of Health & Human Services. Her research interests include disaggregating data applied to geographic regions to better understand the American healthcare delivery system and its impact on healthcare outcomes. 

A frequent speaker at state and national healthcare conferences, Hagerman is a graduate of the University of Arizona and holds a Master’s in Public Health from Washington University in Saint Louis. 

She resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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