Christopher A. Trenholm
Vice President; Director, NJ Health Research, Health Research Division
Trenholm, a national expert in pregnancy prevention and coverage for uninsured children, joined Mathematica as a researcher in 1997. He is principal investigator for a large-scale federally funded experimental impact evaluation of promising approaches for preventing teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. He also served as principal investigator for Mathematica’s congressionally mandated abstinence evaluation, which won the American Evaluation Association’s Outstanding Evaluation Award in 2009.
Trenholm also directs several large-scale foundation-funded projects examining state insurance coverage for children, and was principal researcher for a congressionally mandated study of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program nationwide.
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Widely published in peer-reviewed journals, Trenholm serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Economic Inquiry, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Population Economics, and others. He is lecturer in evaluation topics at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of North Carolina.
- Areas of Expertise
- Key Projects
- Professional Activities
- Teen pregnancy prevention
- State insurance coverage for children
- Reviewer for the Journal of Economic Inquiry, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Population Economics, and others
- Lecturer in evaluation topics at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton, NJ