CCHE team


CCHE is known for our customized evaluations

Our team’s expertise spans the fields of public health, economics, anthropology, health administration, organizational development, public policy, epidemiology, information science,  urban planning, educati­on, and communications. We are proficient in a wide range of analytic methods, so you can count on getting timely, useful results. 

As part of Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, CCHE collaborates with investigators, biostatisticians, and programmers. In addition, we maintain affiliations with nationally recognized experts who serve as evaluation advisors. 

CCHE TEAM

Maggie JonesMaggie Jones, MPH
Director

Maggie.E.Jones@kp.org
206-287-4604

Maggie became CCHE's director in July 2018. For several years she provided oversight of CCHE’s portfolio of evaluation projects as CCHE associate director. She leads many of our large scale evaluation efforts related to community health improvement, clinical quality improvement, health policy, health equity, and public health training programs. Maggie’s work has focused on providing health-related organizations with the information, tools and resources they need to more effectively achieve their goals and build their evaluation capacity. She holds a BS in business from the University of Minnesota and an MPH from the University of Washington.


Natasha AroraNatasha Arora, MS
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Natasha.B.Arora@kp.org

Natasha has interests in quantitative analysis, mixed-methods evaluations, and equity of care for minoritized children and families.  She has a BA in applied mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley and a master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Washington. She has practiced clinically as a speech-language pathologist with a focus on pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders and assistive technology.


Emily BourcierEmily Bourcier, MPH, MHA
Senior Evaluation & Learning Consultant

Emily.A.Bourcier@kp.org
206-287-2035

Emily has been with CCHE since 2002 and has managed personnel systems and internal relations since 2011. As a principal investigator, Emily also oversees several of CCHE's evaluation projects, including large-scale, multi-year evaluations. She brings over 15 years of evaluation consulting experience on initiatives to improve health equity using mixed-methods designs and facilitates strategic learning about community health investments. Emily holds a BA in biological sciences from Smith College, and an MPH and MHA from the University of Washington.


Brush_Sarah_92x115_2.jpgSarah Brush, BA
Research Support Specialist

Sarah.A.Brush@kp.org
 

Sarah B has interests in human centered design and mixed-methods evaluations. She has a BA in biology and environmental sciences from Willamette University. Sarah B is supporting CCHE’s Thrive Local and Trauma-informed ACEs Screening Intervention evaluations.


Carol CahillCarol Cahill, MLS
Communication & Analytics Consultant

Carol.L.Cahill@kp.org
 

Carol has a background in information science and secondary data analysis, as well as expertise in geographic information systems (GIS) and visualization of data. Her work at CCHE has focused on clinical-community linkages as well as community health needs assessments. She received her master's degree in library and information science from the University of Washington and earned certificates in GIS and data visualization, also from UW.


Michelle ChapdelaineMichelle Chapdelaine, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Michelle.A.Chapdelaine@kp.org


Michelle’s work has focused on evaluation and planning for cross-sector collaborations, policy initiatives, and clinical quality improvement. Along with six years at CCHE, she brings experience in governmental public health and nonprofit sectors. Her interests include reducing disparities through human-centered design and the intersection of climate, built environment, and health. She holds an MPH from the University of Washington’s Community-Oriented Public Health Practice program.


Allen Cheadle Allen Cheadle, PhD
Former Director & KPWHRI Senior Investigator

Allen.D.Cheadle@kp.org
206-287-4391

Allen was CCHE's director from 2011 to June 2018. His interests include policy and environmental approaches to obesity prevention. For the past several years he has overseen the evaluation of Kaiser Permanente’s Community Health Initiatives in 50 communities nationwide. Allen seeks to continue and expand CCHE’s work in evaluating community initiatives, working with foundations to build the capacity of community-based organizations, and helping safety-net organizations improve the care they provide in underserved communities. Allen holds a PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Learn more about Allen’s research interests and experience.


Clark_Grant_92x115.jpgGrant Clark, BA
Communication Consultant

Grant.X.Clark@kp.org

Grant has worked the past 25 years in variety of positions within the communications, marketing, public relations, and media relations fields, including seven years with the Washington Health Benefit Exchange. A graduate of Western Washington University with a BA in journalism, he has also worked as a freelance writer with more than 4,000 bylines.


Dinh_Crystal_92x115.jpgCrystal Dinh, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Crystal.X.Dinh@kp.org


Crystal has a background in public health programming, research, and stakeholder engagement. Her interests include analyzing health disparities, advancing health equity, and data analysis. Crystal earned an MPH from the Colorado School of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health and Health Disparities.


Hutchings_Kayla_92x115.jpgKayla Elladae, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Kayla.A.Elladae@kp.org


Kayla supports CCHE evaluations of initiatives focused on equitable place-based investments and building capacity in public health leadership. Her interests include mental health, developmental disabilities, and the health effects of incarceration. She received her Master of Public Health from Columbia University.


Goemer_Eric__81x115.jpgEric Goemer, BA
Research Support Specialist

Eric.J.Goemer@kp.org
206-287-4277

Eric provides administrative support to the CCHE team and its projects. His interests include public health policy and health disparities. He earned a BA in journalism and public relations from the University of Minnesota.


Hertel_Erin__92x115.jpgErin Hertel, MPA
Senior Evaluation & Learning Consultant

Erin.M.Hertel@kp.org
206-287-4272

Erin has a background in public policy, advocacy, project management and evaluation. Her interests include how communities work together to improve population health and influence policy, as well as how health systems are responding to the changing environment and patient needs. Erin earned her masters in public affairs from the University of Washington.


Katzman_Kate_92x115.jpgKate Katzman, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Kate.W.Katzman@kp.org


Kate has a background in global health, mixed methods clinical research studies, and community-based evaluation across a range of settings. Her recent work has focused on adolescent health, in particular the role of schools in promoting the health and well-being of teens. Kate earned her MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her BA in political science from the University of Michigan.


Elena KuoElena Kuo, PhD, MPH
Senior Evaluation & Learning Consultant

Elena.S.Kuo@kp.org
206-287-2951

Elena primarily supports Kaiser Permanente Community Health’s national and regional Educational Theater, Thriving Schools, and Food Security initiatives, as well as Kaiser Permanente Washington’s internal equity, inclusion, and diversity strategies. She has a long-standing interest in health education and addressing inequities in access, education, and outcomes for marginalized communities. Elena earned her MPH and PhD from the University of Washington’s public health epidemiology program.


Trang LeTrang Le, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Trang.H.Le@kp.org


Trang has background in mixed-methods and community-based participatory research, including evaluations of programs and initiatives that promote health of women and children. Her interests include using data for community advocacy and health systems transformation. She received her MPH in community-oriented public health practice from the University of Washington.


Abbie LeeAbbie Lee, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Abbie.N.Lee@kp.org


Abbie has a background in community organizing, planning, and policy development across social determinants of health. She is invested in leveraging evaluation to advance health equity among historically marginalized and vulnerable populations. Abbie earned her MPH from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.


Lee_June_92x115.jpgJune Lee, ScD, MA
Evaluation & Learning Associate

June.Lee@kp.org


June has a background in performance measurement and evaluation for local and national health and social services initiatives. She has managed and evaluated cross-sector partnership building for Accountable Communities of Health (ACH), Best Starts for Kids, and chronic disease and behavioral health prevention and intervention. June holds an ScD in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and an MA in communication from the University of Washington.


Levitz_Carly__92x115.jpgCarly Levitz, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Carly.E.Levitz@kp.org
206-287-2488

Carly has a background in quantitative analysis and special interest in communicating results in ways that engage stakeholders. Her research interests include reducing disparities in quality of care and health outcomes.  Carly earned her MPH from the University of Washington’s Health Metrics and Evaluation program and her BA in medical sociology and statistics from the University of Pennsylvania.


Matthys_Juno__92x115.jpgJuno Matthys, MBA
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Juno.F.Matthys@kp.org
206-287-4389

Juno has been a part of the CCHE team since 2009, and has worked on a wide variety of projects. Her work has mainly focused on evaluating community based obesity prevention, school based health, clinical-community linkage programs, and Kaiser Permanente community health investments. She earned a BS in health ecology from the University of Nevada, Reno and holds an MBA in healthcare management from WGU.


Miller_Creagh__92x115.jpgCreagh Miller, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Creagh.M.Miller@kp.org
206-287-4390

Creagh has a background in health education, training, program planning, and project management. In the past she has planned, implemented and evaluated a variety of projects focused on underserved communities and sexual/reproductive health. Creagh earned her MPH at San Jose State University.


Phan_Kathy__92x115.jpgKathy Phan, MPH, MIA
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Kathy.X.Phan@kp.org
206-287-2020

Kathy has a background in public policy, global health, community organizing, and financial management. Her interests include improving health outcomes for marginalized and underserved populations, cross-sector collaborations, and early education programs. Kathy earned an MPH and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University.  


Sanchez_Monika_3_92x115.jpgMonika Sanchez, MSc
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Monika.A.Sanchez@kp.org
206-287-2932

Monika has a background in economics, public policy, education, and community research. Her interests include health and wellness in schools, early childhood and family support, and cross-sector community collaborations. Monika received her master’s degree from the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 


Schafer_Lisa__92x115.jpgLisa Schafer, MPH
Senior Evaluation & Learning Consultant

Lisa.M.Schafer@kp.org
206-287-4378

At CCHE, Lisa manages a number of evaluations related to philanthropic grantmaking and clinical quality improvement. Her past experience includes evaluation of a malaria prevention intervention in rural Ghana and a project targeting metabolic syndrome among Latino communities in Idaho. She received her MPH in community-oriented public health practice from the University of Washington.


Shukla_Sonali_92x115.jpgSonali Shukla, MPH
Evaluation & Learning Associate

Sonali.A.Shukla@kp.org


Sonali has a background in providing social services and engaging communities to address social determinants of health. Her research interests include community level approaches to improve health equity among marginalized and underserved populations. Sonali earned her MPH from the George Washington University School of Public Health and her BA from the University of Washington.


Evaluation consultants

CCHE works with experienced consultants who provide evaluation services and technical assistance at the local level.

CALIFORNIA
Suzanne Rauzon, MPH

srauzon@ucanr.edu
Nicole Vital, MA
nvital@ucanr.edu
Suzanne and Niki are affiliated with the Nutrition Policy Institute at the University of California.  They are supporting Kaiser Permanente's community health needs assessments.


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CCHE team members craft 3-D snowflakes at a Zoom gathering in December 2020


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CCHE "adopts" a street in our neighborhood

CCHE team members get ready to clean up trash from sidewalks near our downtown Seattle office as part of the city's Adopt-A-Street program.


Our values

Excellence: Providing services and products that are useful, timely, clear, and adhere to the highest ethical and methodological standards.

Collaboration: Ensuring stakeholders’ needs are met and diverse interests and values are represented through all phases of the project.

Empowerment: Connecting communities and clients with tools and resources that build capacity, foster learning and increase mutual respect and equity.

Respect: Honoring the role, potential, and power of individuals and communities to improve health.

Creativity: Seeking new and innovative ways to increase the quality and impact of our work.

Innovation: Pursuing new approaches, techniques, and solutions to planning, assessment, and evaluation in order to improve the quality of our work.

Progress: Promoting program improvement and policy change through measurement of realistic outcomes, data-based decision-making, and ongoing feedback. 


Contact CCHE

cche@kp.org 206-287-2035