Jessica A. Williams, PhD, MA is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies at the Harvard School of Public Health in Cambridge, MA. Dr. Williams has been a member of the editorial board since 2013. Her research examines how workplace psychosocial factors affect the health and well-being of employees. Specifically, she investigates the role of pain in work disability and well-being. In addition, she researches the utilization of preventive medical services. She holds a Doctorate in Health Policy and Management from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, a Master's in Economics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a BA in economics from Stanford University.
Lisa M. Lines, PhD, MPH is a health services researcher in the Waltham, MA office of RTI International, an independent, non-profit research institute. She has been a member of the Medical Care Editorial Board since 2013. She joined the American Public Health Association in 2006 and has held several leadership positions in the Medical Care section, including section councilor and chair of the communications and membership committees. Dr. Lines’s primary research interests are health economics, performance measurement and quality improvement, and health policy and reform. She received an PhD in Clinical and Population Health Research from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, an MPH from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and a BS in Scientific Communication from Northeastern University.