Andrew Olson is a health policy specialist and experienced project leader. In his role with the Forge, he helps develop demonstration projects and other initiatives that address or inform critical health policy issues, and facilitates the translation of health data science discoveries to a policy audience.
Prior to joining the Forge, he worked as a Project Leader for initiatives with the Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Margolis Center for Health Policy, specializing in analyses related to end-of-life care, payment and delivery reforms, and state health policy reforms. Before coming to Duke, he served as a public sector management consultant on engagements with state Medicaid and Health and Human Services agencies. He is a graduate of the Duke Sanford School’s Master of Public Policy program with a concentration in health policy, and received a degree in English from the University of Michigan.