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Mollyann Brodie

Senior Vice President for Executive Operations

Executive Director, Public Opinion and Survey Research


Mollyann Brodie is responsible for all aspects of the KFF’s public opinion survey efforts, including the monthly Kaiser Health Tracking poll, the KFF’s work on Americans’ attitudes toward global health policy, and the ongoing survey partnerships with media organizations including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and NPR.  Dr. Brodie’s efforts focus on understanding public opinion and knowledge on health care policy issues, and the role of opinion in health policy debates.  Her research has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law and Health Affairs.  Brodie is co-editor of the book American Public Opinion and Health Care (CQ Press, 2011). She is also responsible for all executive operations of KFF, including directing the President’s Office and supporting the activities of KFF’s Board of Trustees and Board Committees.

Dr. Brodie is a former President of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).  She previously served on AAPOR’s Executive Council and as president of its Pacific Chapter, PAPOR.  She received a M.S. in Health Policy and Management and a Ph.D. in Health Policy from Harvard University.