Heather Angier, MPH

Since 2002, Heather Angier has worked at OHSU, joining the Department of Family Medicine in 2010. She is the project director of several federally-funded grants assessing the impact of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion on healthcare access and utilization. Heather has spent her career working in academia and is versed in quantitative and qualitative research methodology. She has extensive experience using electronic health record data to study health insurance coverage and care quality. She also has expertise in project management and regulatory compliance for research involving human subjects.


State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (BA Psychology)
Portland State University, Portland, OR (MPH Health Policy)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI (PhD student)

Selected Publications

Hoopes M.J., Angier H., Gold R., Bailey S.R., Huguet N., Marino M., & DeVoe J.E. (2016). Utilization of Community Health Centers in Medicaid Expansion and Nonexpansion States, 2013-2014. Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, 39(4), 290-8.

Angier H., Hoopes M.J., Gold R., Bailey S.R., Cottrell E.K., Heintzman J., Marino M., &DeVoe J.E. (2015). An early look at rates of uninsured safety net clinic visits after the Affordable Care Act. Annals of Family Medicine, 13(1),10-6. 

Hatch B., Bailey S.R., Cowburn S., Marino, M., Angier H., &DeVoe J.E. (2016). Community Health Center Utilization Following the 2008 Medicaid Expansion in Oregon: Implications for the Affordable Care Act. American Journal of Public Health, 106(4), 645-50.

DeVoe J.E., Marino M., Angier H., O'Malley J.P., Crawford C., Nelson C., Tillotson C.J., Bailey S.R., Gallia C., &Gold R. (2015). Effect of expanding Medicaid for parents on children's health insurance coverage: lessons from the Oregon experiment. JAMA Pediatrics, 169(1), e143145.