Position title: Evidence and Policy Analysis Team Leader
Michael Stevenson is the Evidence and Policy Analysis Team Leader at County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R). This team’s work includes What Works for Health (WWFH), a searchable online database that provides community leaders, coalitions, and others with promising strategies to respond effectively to their health priorities. In WWFH, analysts systematically assess, summarize, and rate evidence for policies and programs that can affect health behaviors, social & economic factors, the physical environment, and clinical care. This research and translation effort was initially developed with funding from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and expanded to support the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program in 2012.
Prior to joining CHR&R, Michael was the Director of Health Strategy at the City of Milwaukee Health Department where he led large scale planning efforts, advised on public health policy, and analyzed public health data. He has also worked as a Research Associate at a human services research and evaluation organization.
Michael holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree from Wartburg College.