Karen Cyphers, PhD., is vice president of research with Sachs Media Group where she provides data crunching, survey design, and strategic analysis. Formerly she was director of health care policy with the Florida Medical Association, served as deputy policy chief for health and human services in the Governor's Office of Policy and Budget, and held roles as legislative staff in the Florida House and Senate. She is also an adjunct instructor of public policy at Florida State.
Karen received her PhD from Florida State University and her undergraduate degree from New College of Florida. She and her husband Brett live in Tallahassee with three daughters and a puppy. She enjoys board games, hiking, and DIY projects.