Erin Spaniol, MS, MPH
Health Science Policy Analyst
Erin serves as a Health Science Policy Analyst for the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health. She contributes to activities related to dissemination and implementation of behavioral and social science research, and provides support to the Policy and Evaluation team. She is responsible for portfolio analyses on topic areas relevant to behavioral and social sciences, including the opioid crisis, and serves as an alternate coordinator for the NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Coordinating Committee. Erin obtained her Masters of Public Health from Columbia University, and her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Wayne State University. Erin previously served as the Program Manager at the Institute on Disability and Public Policy focusing on global health policy and disaster risk reduction for the United Nations, and worked as a clinical therapist specializing in assistive technology at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Her research interests include the impact of mobile health technology on chronic disease management, strategies for reducing health disparities through precision medicine initiatives, and behavioral health economics.