Thomas Chupein is a Senior Policy Manager at J-PAL and the program manager for J-PAL's Health Sector. In these roles, he helps forge new research partnerships and collaborates with policymakers around the world to disseminate and promote the use of scientific evidence as a pathway to improving social and economic outcomes. Prior to joining J-PAL, Thomas was Head of Research Initiatives for the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at UC Berkeley and worked for two years as a data analyst for UNICEF in Bhutan, Nepal, and Thailand. Thomas earned his Masters in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. in Development Studies from UC Berkeley.