Kriti Jain, MSPH, Ph.D., is a Program Official focused on field experiments and quasi experimental studies. She works at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in the Division of Behavioral and Social Research (BSR)'s Population and Social Processes Branch. In her role, she focuses on extramural research on macrosocial factors in health including housing policy, health and aging, and work policy.
Prior to joining NIA/BSR/PSP, Kriti worked at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF)'s Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE). At OPRE, her work focused on designing and overseeing field experiments to evaluate social safety net programs related to domestic/intimate partner violence, ongoing research methods training, relationship education, and parenting education. She also studied and worked at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health where she focused on social factors in the lives of women living with HIV, including trauma, and mixed methods evaluations of HIV linkage and retention in care programs. Kriti also evaluated a 15-country reproductive health program and previously worked as a management consultant.
Her academic training consists of a B.S. in Microbiology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. and MSPH in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.