Meridith Eastman, PhD, MSPH
Senior Health Research Scientist
Columbus, OH
Meridith Eastman, PhD, MSPH

Dr. Eastman directs Battelle's provision of measure development technical assistance to four cohorts of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Diagnostic Excellence Initiative grantees. Prior to joining Battelle in 2020, Dr. Eastman served as testing lead for outpatient imaging efficiency measures in CMS’s Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program, as well as for home- and community-based services (HCBS) measures under development for Medicaid. In this capacity, her work focused on testing and evaluating reliability and validity of quality measures derived from a variety of data sources, including electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and survey-based measures. Dr. Eastman has 16 years of research and research management experience in a broad array of health and health services areas including adolescent health, mental health, chronic disease prevention in community and workplace settings, and states’ efforts to balance institutional and HCBS within the long-term services and supports system (LTSS).