Jeremy Tourish performs policy and data analyses of health care and human services topics and issues. Specific areas of work include substance abuse and mental health treatment provision, hospital mergers, housing supports, and criminal justice related healthcare reform.
Prior to joining UMass Medical School in 2017, Tourish was a research analyst at the Office of Evaluation and Inspection, which is part of the Office of Inspector General for the US Department of Health and Human Services, where he provided comprehensive analysis on a range of healthcare topics. He also was a staff intern member of the Massachusetts General Court’s Joint Committee on Public Health while obtaining his graduate degree in the field.
Tourish holds a master’s degree in public health from Boston University School of Public Health, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Franklin & Marshall College.