Micah Sjoblom is an Associate Director in the Health Care department at NORC. He has responsibilities for collaborating with department leadership regarding administrative needs including staffing, business development and financial management. In addition to his department level administrative role, he directs and coordinates large complex data collection projects for various Federal clients. He is also a member of NORC's Institutional Review Board.
Sjoblom has more than 19 years of experience working in research and survey management, with particular expertise in the management of large-scale cross-sectional and panel surveys utilizing multiple-mode technical solutions for data collection. Sjoblom's responsibilities include the development and implementation of project management tools and indicators, training and oversight programs for large data collection teams (> 150 staff), and the utilization of measurement techniques pertaining to the implementation and assessment of quality controls, process improvement and deliverables.
At NORC, Sjoblom has led activities on several national surveys including data collection efforts for programs funded by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Agency for Children and Families, and the U.S. Census Bureau. He currently serves as the Associate Project Director for Field Data Collection on the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey, a continuous, multipurpose survey of a nationally representative sample of the Medicare population conducted for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Sjoblom also serves as the Associate Project Director for the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances which collects detailed information on the assets, liabilities and demographic characteristics of U.S. households sponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Sjoblom also plays a critical role in the development of effective teams and promotion of knowledge-sharing across operations management and functional teams within NORC.