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Liz Hamel

Vice President

Director of Public Opinion and Survey Research

Liz Hamel is Vice President and Director of Public Opinion and Survey Research at KFF, where she directs KFF’s polling work including the COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor, KFF Health Tracking Poll, and ongoing survey partnerships with news media organizations such as The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and CNN. In her more than 20 years of public opinion research experience, she has directed or contributed to survey projects on a wide range of topics, including COVID-19 attitudes and experiences; views of the ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance; racial and ethnic disparities and discrimination; and the role of health care in elections. Hamel serves on the Executive Council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) and the Board of Directors of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University.

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