Donna Atkinson

Associate Director

Donna Durant Atkinson, Ph.D., is an Associate Director for Behavioral Health and Health Policy. Her work focuses on a broad range of areas that relate to substance abuse prevention and treatment. Dr. Atkinson designs and conducts evaluation studies at the national and local levels. This work also focuses on the use of data analysis, reporting, and visualization strategies to impact decisionmaking. These efforts support comprehensive large-scale data collection activities for federally funded grantees. Her research activities also include working with a diverse set of stakeholders.

Education

Ph.D., Educational Research Methodology/Evaluation, University of Pittsburgh
M.S., Social Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
A.B., Psychology, Wellesley College

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