About the American Institutes for Research

National Leaders in Patient & Family Engagement

American Institutes for Research (AIR) is one of the world’s largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. For us, making the world a better place is not wishful thinking. It is the goal that drives us.

Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organization, we conduct our work with strict independence, objectivity, and non-partisanship.

The intellectual diversity of our employees enables us to bring together experts from many fields in the search for innovative answers to challenges that span the human life course.

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