Patricia Shifflett

Vice President & Practice Director

Patricia Shifflett is a Vice President and Practice Director for Public Health and Epidemiology. She oversees public health projects with special insight into strategic planning and implementation of programs bearing impact on population health outcomes. This team of experts provides research, evaluation, technical assistance, policy analysis, and health communications support to federal health agencies, state governments, and nonprofits, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. 

The unit uses the best evidence to analyze results, deliver insights, and work with clients to develop programs that address critical public health challenges. As a premiere research organization, we conduct some of the most important and innovative health surveys, evaluations, and studies.


M.S., Organization and Management, Capella University School of Business
B.S., Nursing, Westminster College

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