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Terri Tanielian

Terri Tanielian is a senior behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation. Her research interests include military and veteran health policy; military suicide; military sexual assault; and psychological and behavioral effects of combat, terrorism, and disasters.  She employs both quantitative and qualitative research methods in her work, including surveys, interviews, focus groups, and analysis of administrative data, policies, programs and services. Tanielian was co–study director for RAND’s seminal 2008 study Invisible Wounds of War: Psychological and Cognitive Injuries, Their Consequences, and Services to Assist Recovery and  the principal investigator for RAND’s comprehensive study of military and veteran caregivers titled Hidden Heroes: America’s Military Caregivers.  She has conducted several assessments of issues facing veterans living in the Detroit Metropolitan Area, Massachusetts and in New York State.  She leads several other RAND studies including the Deployment Life Study, a study of military families across the deployment cycle, and a study examining community based models for expanding mental health care for veterans and their families under the Welcome Back Veterans Initiative.  Tanielian has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and serves on many advisory committees related to veteran mental health policy.  Tanielian has a M.A. in psychology from the American University. 

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