Robyn Rapoport designs and oversees health & public policy survey research projects that inform the public and guide policy decisions. For more than seven years, Robyn has directed survey research in the areas of health, public policy, and religion. She manages all aspects of survey research, from sample and questionnaire design to data analysis. Robyn directs research projects on behalf of policy institutes and foundations, academic institutions, and state departments of public health. Robyn writes and presents conference papers and collaborates with clients to report on data findings in the media and peer-reviewed journals.
Over the past three years, Robyn has managed several large-scale, international studies of health care and health policy; data from these studies have been published in The Lancet and Health Affairs journals.
Robyn has developed expertise in conducting studies using telephone, web, and hard copy modes of data collection, as well as those involving multimodal formats.
Robyn is the President of PANJAAPOR, the Pennsylvania-New Jersey chapter of AAPOR. In 2013, Robyn partnered with others on the PANJAAPOR Executive Council to expand and revitalize the New Jersey chapter of AAPOR.
Before coming to SSRS, Robyn worked as a Project Manager at National Analysts Worldwide.
Robyn completed her Ph.D. coursework and received an MA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her BA in Religion from Amherst College.
Robyn brings her passion for research to her favorite pastime – traveling with her family! In the weeks and months before she goes on vacation with one of her children or the whole family, she finds time to research each destination and figure out the best places to visit.