Dr. Eva DuGoff is a senior member of BRG’s Healthcare Policy team and a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of Maryland School of Public Health.

For more than a decade, she has conducted research to improve healthcare quality and delivery for older adults using Medicare claims, commercial claims, and patient survey data. Her academic research has examined the influence of Medicare policies on care delivery, quality of care, and developed new measures of care coordination. Her research integrates insights from health services research, social network analysis, biostatistics, demography, and public policy. She has led or coauthored over thirty peer-reviewed papers published in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, and Medical Care.

Before starting her PhD, Dr. DuGoff served as a Health Policy advisor to Senator Ron Wyden, now Ranking Member on the Senate Committee on Finance. During her time on the Hill, she covered health and aging issues including Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and rural health. She began her career in health policy as a fellow at the Medicare Rights Center and later worked for Representative Jan Schakowsky of Illinois.

Dr. DuGoff received a PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in health services research and policy and an MPP from George Washington University.

Employment History

University of Maryland School of Public Health
Assistant professor

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Assistant professor

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

Office of US Senator Ron Wyden
Legislative assistant / health policy advisor

Professional Affiliations

American Public Health Association


Areas of Expertise


Johns Hopkins University
PhD, 2014

George Washington University
MPP, 2008

Georgetown University
BA, 2002


Johns Hopkins University
Delta Omega Honors Society, 2015

Johns Hopkins University
Marilyn Bergner Award in Health Services Research, 2014