Skip to content

Watch AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards at 9 p.m. ET on PBS' Great Performances. See a Preview

 

Olivia Dean

Policy Analyst

Areas of Expertise

Public health, prevention, nutrition, health disparities, private coverage, and behavioral health

Profile

Olivia Dean is a policy analyst with AARP’s Public Policy Institute (PPI). Her work focuses on a wide variety of health-related issues, with an emphasis on public health, health disparities, and private coverage. She conducts health policy research and data analysis, authors policy reports and blogs, and co-manages PPI’s social media accounts to publicize PPI’s work.

Before joining PPI, Olivia served as an AmeriCorps SNAP Outreach Coordinator with AARP Foundation, where she played a key role in expanding the organization’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) outreach efforts.

Olivia is pursuing her Master’s in Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley. She also received her bachelor’s degree in public health with a minor in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Selected Publication

Prescription Drug Abuse Among Older Adults: https://www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/prescription-drug-abuse-among-older-adults.html?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base%3BBxzNmDyKR6SOEaG89syJEQ%3D%3D

Adequate Premium Tax Credits are Vital to Maintain Access to Affordable Health Coverage for Older Adults: https://www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/adequate-premium-tax-credits-are-vital-to-maintain-access-to-affordable-health-coverage-for-older-adults.html?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base%3BBxzNmDyKR6SOEaG89syJEQ%3D%3D

Impact of Changing the Age Rating Limit for Health Insurance Premiums: https://www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2016/Impact-of-Changing-the-Age-Rating-Limit-for-Health-Insurance-Premiums.html?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base%3BBxzNmDyKR6SOEaG89syJEQ%3D%3D

Graham-Cassidy Legislation Threatens Affordable Coverage for Older Americans: https://www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2017/graham-cassidy-legislation-threatens-affordable-coverage-for-older-americans.html?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base%3BBxzNmDyKR6SOEaG89syJEQ%3D%3D

Monitoring the Impact of Health Reform on Americans Ages 50-64: https://www.aarp.org/ppi/info-2015/monitoring-the-impact-of-health-reform-on-americans.html?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base%3BBxzNmDyKR6SOEaG89syJEQ%3D%3D

202-657-8963

odean@aarp.org

http://blog.aarp.org/author/aarpodean/

Follow

@livi_dean