Cindy Gruman, Ph.D. 

Vice President

Cindy Gruman, Ph.D., joined the Lewin Group in 2008. Since 1989, the overarching objective underlying her professional efforts has been to improve the quality of life for individuals and their families connected to the health and human service delivery system.

Those efforts include conducting program and policy studies, literature reviews, gap analyses, formative and summative program evaluations, compiling best practices and employing innovative methods of knowledge sharing and information dissemination.

Gruman has experience conducting and overseeing primary and secondary data collection activities, including analytic skills in both quantitative and qualitative techniques. She frequently conducts focus groups and key informant interviews with numerous groups, employing ATLAS.ti software for coding and analysis.

Target population groups for Gruman’s work include: direct service providers, Medicare-Medicaid enrollees, program administrators, policy makers, persons with disabilities, survivors of domestic violence, veterans, caregivers and many others.

Gruman has managed projects or collaborated on projects for the Administration for Children and Families, Veteran’s Administration, Administration for Community Living, the Health Resources and Services Administration, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

Findings from her research have been consistently published in peer-reviewed scientific literature, presented at national meetings and disseminated to federal and state policymakers. In addition, she has co-written many detailed legislative, public policy and health policy reports.

"Throughout the engagement, Lewin consultants listened to us and delivered superb analyses and thoughtful guidance–not canned solutions.