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Laura Curry

Ph.D., M.S., B.A.
Senior Research Analyst

Dr. Laura Curry is a Senior Research Analyst for PINC AI Applied Research®, the research and analytics division of Premier. She has over 25 years of experience in exploratory, predictive, and confirmatory factor analysis, study design, research, survey design, and data reconciliation across various contexts including social science research, teaching and learning, economics, and actuarial consulting.  As a social science researcher at the Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Dr. Curry participated in research design, implementation, and analysis related to adolescent health outcomes and cognitive development. She also applied statistical methods to design and implement district accountability models as Coordinator of Research and Data Analysis for Collier County Public Schools. As an Enrolled Actuary and Fellow of the Society of Pension Actuaries Dr. Curry was responsible for the modeling and calculation of funding requirements, regulatory monitoring, and accounting for pension plans. She received a master’s and doctorate degree in developmental psychology from the University of Florida and has co-written several peer-reviewed publications and presentations at national conferences.

Education

  • Ph. D., Developmental Psychology, University of Florida
  • M.S., Developmental Psychology, University of Florida
  • B.A., Economics, Bucknell University, 1986


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