Elizabeth (Ellie) Coombs, M.P.P., is a Managing Associate at Mission Analytics Group. She has directed numerous complex projects within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has led and participated in multiple evaluations involving mixed-methods research, leading teams in conducting environmental scans, the analysis of national survey data, and the collection of both qualitative and quantitative primary data. Most recently, she led the OWH project to assess the relationship between PFL and women’s physical and mental health, which involved the analysis of PRAMS and Listening to Mothers survey data and 16 focus groups in the four states with operating programs. She also serves as the Deputy Project Director for the evaluation of the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program, supporting the collection and analysis of patient-level data on maternal and infant healthcare utilization and outcomes and leads interviews with the Missouri RMOMS awardee. Coombs has an MPP from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.