Lisa M. Lines

Senior Health Services Researcher

Lisa M. Lines, PhD, MPH, has an extensive background in both managing and contributing to successful research projects for both public- and private-sector clients over more than 20 years in healthcare research and consulting. With RTI since 2009, she has experience with program evaluations, large-scale database analyses (including machine learning and other “big data” methods), and interactive decision-analytic models, as well as literature reviews and policy analyses. She has published in a wide variety of subject areas, including health policy and payment reform; health care quality; risk adjustment; cost-effectiveness and affordability issues; illness burden; and disparities and inequities.


Areas of Expertise:

  • Measurement and prediction
  • Data linkages and area-based modeling
  • Access to care
  • Quality of care and care experiences
  • Health expenditures and payment models



  • PhD, Clinical and Population Health Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • MPH, Health Policy, University of Massachusetts
  • BS, Technical Communication, Northeastern University