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Mei Zhou

Senior Research Associate    

M.S., Southern Polytechnic State University
M.A., Peking University
B.A., Peking University

Mei Zhou is a senior research associate at the Georgia Health Policy Center. She is experienced with large data sets, especially Medicaid claims data analysis. Since joining the GHPC in 2003, Mei has conducted data analysis for a variety of projects. Mei worked on the Long-Term Care Partnership research project, analyzing the costs and outcomes of Georgia Medicaid’s nursing facility program and four home- and community-based services programs; as well as the evaluation of Georgia’s Children’s Health Insurance Program.

Previously, Mei worked for the Georgia Department of Community Health (GA DCH). Some of her current projects include an evaluation of the health care safety net in seven metropolitan Atlanta counties and performing data analysis for the State Coverage Initiative project granted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the GA DCH. In 2011, Mei was awarded the inaugural AYSPS Staff Excellence Award. She has a Master of Science in Computer Science from Southern Polytechnic State University and a Master of Arts in Sociology from Peking University in Beijing.