Dr. Tanisha Tate Woodson joined NPC Research as a Research Associate in November 2019. Dr. Woodson has more than 13 years of experience developing, implementing and managing collaborative projects on a variety of research topics including early childhood education, health care quality, behavioral health, positive youth development and community development.
At NPC, Dr. Woodson works on a variety of evaluation studies, including evaluations of: The Sargent Shriver Civil Right to Counsel Act, District of Columbia’s Civil Legal Counsel Projects Program, National Evaluation of Family Treatment Courts, and several treatment count evaluations.
Over the course of her research career, she has used a variety of research methods and approaches and incorporated a community-based participatory research and equity evaluation lens for studying the most vulnerable populations.
Dr. Woodson has authored peer-reviewed articles, presented her research at national conferences and taught college courses in research methods, program evaluation, and community-based research approaches. She earned her master’s degree in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan, and her doctorate in Social Welfare from Case Western Reserve University.