Susan Elster, PhD
Susan is an experienced health and social policy analyst with a robust record of research and writing that inspires action – from in-depth policy and best practice analyses to research briefs on time-sensitive topics to the full range of strategic communications for organizations. Skilled in empirical and qualitative research, including environmental scans, needs assessments, survey development, focus groups, interviews, case studies, and outcomes measurement. Expert and efficient structural, content and copy editor, grant development and writing. Clients include private foundations, non-profit organizations, think tanks, and private firms. Doctorate in Public Policy Analysis from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College.