Alec Ulasevich is a senior fellow with R Street’s Harm Reduction Team. He works with R Street stakeholders to analyze existing public health policies and advocate for effective changes that promote population health.

Prior to joining R Street, Alec led teams dealing with public health, and designed and managed research projects evaluating health behavior change interventions, policy initiatives, mass media campaigns and more for a variety of federal and state government agencies—including the FDA and CDC, as well as private foundations. He is also an adjunct professor at Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University.

Alec’s areas of study have included research into sexual behavior, vaccines, home health care and other areas. His work has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals including Social Marketing Quarterly, Health Education and Behavior and Journal of Health Communication. He also has contributed chapters to two books: Psychology of Branding and Social Marketing and Global Perspectives, Strategies and Effects on Consumer Behavior.

Alec received his doctorate in experimental psychology with a focus on social cognition from Loyola University.

Alec lives in Silver Spring, MD with his wife, children and a very opinionated cat.