Stephanie Lindsley, MSW
Assistant Researcher

Stephanie Lindsley is an Assistant Researcher with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Population Health Institute. She currently serves as an evaluator for projects funded through the National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). These evaluations focus on mental health and substance use prevention and intervention initiatives in K-12 schools, as well as nutrition and fitness education for families of young children. Stephanie has also worked on evaluations of prescription drug abuse prevention efforts, disproportionate minority contacts in the juvenile justice system, and health information exchanges in Wisconsin.

Prior to Stephanie’s work at UWPHI, she provided social work and case management services to children and adults in multiple different settings to include schools, the child welfare system, community mental health and substance abuse treatment programs, and residential settings for individuals with disabilities.

Stephanie’s interests include programs and policies influencing social determinants of health, such as access to community and school-based resources and social supports, with a focus on mental health, substance use and juvenile justice; with additional interest in the role of parent education, racial disparities and exposure to trauma in health outcomes.

Stephanie received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Contact Information

Stephanie Lindsley
UW Population Health Institute
610 Walnut Street, 911 WARF
Madison, WI 53726

Phone: (608) 262-9955
Fax: (608) 263-5243
Email: slindsley@wisc.edu