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Olivia Dean, MPH Policy Analyst Skip to content

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Olivia Dean, MPH

Policy Research Senior Analyst

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Areas of Expertise

Public health, prevention, nutrition, health disparities, private coverage, and emerging health trends


Olivia Dean is a policy research senior analyst with AARP’s Public Policy Institute (PPI). Her work focuses on a variety of health-related issues, including public health, health disparities, private coverage, and emerging health trends. 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.

Olivia has a master’s in Public Health (MPH) from 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:

Adequate Premium Tax Credits are Vital to Maintain Access to Affordable Health Coverage for Older Adults:

Impact of Changing the Age Rating Limit for Health Insurance Premiums:

Monitoring the Impact of Health Reform on Americans Ages 50-64:

Recent Federal Guidance on State Health Insurance Waivers Threatens Important Consumer Protections for Older Adults:

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Provides Benefits for Millions of Adults Ages 50 and Older: