Penny Black is an Assistant Researcher with the Population Health Institute’s Evaluation and Research Group. She is currently conducting evaluation of two federally-funded programs, the Wisconsin Public Health Infrastructure Improvement Initiative, funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Wisconsin Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Ms. Black joined the Institute in 2009 after working as a professional substance abuse prevention program evaluator in Orange and Los Angeles counties for over ten years. Ms. Black has also spent considerable time overseas in South Africa and China evaluating HIV and tuberculosis programs. Her expertise includes strategic planning, goal and objective development, logic model development, evaluation plan development, and GIS mapping. Ms. Black holds a Master of Science Degree in Health Science from California State University, Long Beach; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science from California State University, Fullerton; and is currently pursuing a PhD in Public Health Evaluation at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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