Paul Koegel is a senior behavioral and social scientist at the RAND Corporation and the associate director of RAND Health, where he helps manage RAND’s extensive portfolio of research on health delivery systems and population health. Koegel’s 25-year research career as a medical and urban anthropologist has focused on the effect of health care systems on the adaptation of vulnerable populations—for example, homeless individuals, adults with mental illness, and substance abusers—to urban settings. Koegel earned his B.A. from Queens College, City University of New York, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in anthropology from UCLA.