ICF helps clients find answers to their most challenging research questions. We apply tested methodologies and industry best practices for results that are accurate, timely, and reliable. After establishing your scope, purpose, and setting, ICF’s health experts and research team can design an evaluation grounded in sound data collection and analysis.
Whether your project’s success requires 100 face-to-face interviews or 500,000 web responses, ICF has tackled health survey and research projects large and small. We know how to pick the approach and resources that will produce the highest quality, most cost-effective results and specialize in sensitive topics, hard-to-reach populations, and security compliance.
Our long history of on-time, on-budget, research and evaluation projects covers a broad range of quantitative and qualitative health-related topics, including global demographics, disease surveillance, and behavior tracking. We help our health-focused clients identify the programs that will make the biggest difference and yield the best return on investment.
ICF is committed to producing the highest quality survey research work with integrity and compliance and has been certified by the CASRO Institute for Research Quality (CIRQ) for ISO 20252 certification. The ISO 20252 Standard for Market, Opinion, and Social Research certification establishes globally recognized terms, definitions, and service requirements for project management in research organizations. By following the processes outlined in ISO 20252, we ensure our research methods are transparent, consistent, and well-documented.
See below for more on our health survey research offerings, work, and experts.
Dr. John Boyle has more than 30 years of experience in design, execution, analysis and reporting of large scale health surveys. As a well-known survey methodologist, he has served on the National Academy of Science’s Panel on the Measurement of Rape and Sexual Assault in Bureau of Justice Statistics Household Surveys, in addition to publishing numerous peer reviewed articles.
Larry Luskin is an experienced survey researcher with extensive knowledge in leading practices that include substantial work within the health, transportation, financial, military, housing, and social program sectors. Mr. Luskin is active in leading industry organizations, presenting numerous papers at national conferences, and serving as an expert discussant and chairperson.
Lewis Berman is an accomplished innovator in strategies, principles, methodologies, and processes for health information technology and community-based studies. Dr. Berman is also a skilled writer and presenter on health issues, with expertise in public health, real-time data capture, epidemiologic health study and operations, survey research, and quality improvement and assurance.
Naomi Freedner-Maguire is a researcher with more than 15 years of specialized experience in public health and behavioral risk survey research. She has extensive knowledge in directing various projects, ensuring that study goals and objectives are accomplished within required timeframes and funding parameters.
Ronaldo Iachan is a senior statistician with over 30 years of experience in public health, environmental, educational, and social statistics. Dr. Iachan is a frequent publisher with more than 40 refereed articles and book chapters published in statistical methods, particularly in the areas of survey sampling design and analysis.
Robert Tortora is an expert in statistics and methods, and has more than 40 years of survey experience both domestically and internationally. His current research focuses on reducing measurement error in surveys and developing methods to use non-probability survey data for statistical inference. He is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association.