About the Contributor: Cindy Gruman
Cindy Gruman, PhD, is a researcher at the Lewin Group. Since 1989, the overarching objective underlying all of her professional efforts has been to improve the quality of life for individuals connected to the human service delivery system through research, education and evaluation. She has managed or collaborated on projects for the Administration for Children and Families, Veteran’s Administration, Administration on Aging, the Health Resources and Services Administration, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Findings from her research have been published in peer reviewed scientific literature, presented at national professional meetings, and disseminated to federal and state policymakers. In addition, she has co-written many detailed legislative, public policy, and health policy reports.