PhD, Public Health, The Ohio State University
MHRM, Human Resource Management, The Ohio State University
BBA, Business Management, Kennesaw State University
As a Research Specialist with the WVU Health Affairs Institute, Dr. Stevens provides research, evaluation, and analytical support for the Mountain Health Promise Phase 2 project, as well as the Direct Care Workforce Training Surge Evaluation project.
Prior to joining Health Affairs, Dr. Stevens earned a PhD in Public Health from Ohio State University. Her doctoral dissertation explores nurse practitioner integration into the delivery of healthcare services in the U.S. Her dissertation work broadly aligns with the Health Affairs portfolio of workforce development and the program of policy analysis.
While completing her PhD, Dr. Stevens worked as a Clinical Research Associate at the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center (The James). She performed a range of predominantly qualitative research activities, including interviews with patients, caregivers, and providers; survey design and administration; as well as data analysis.
- Health system chief diversity officers: who are they and what do they do?
- Outcomes of aborted cancer surgery: a call for patient-centered research
- Evaluating the Quality of Online Information Regarding Neoadjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer
- Characterizing the patient experience during neoadjuvant therapy for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma: A qualitative study
- A framework of the institutional policies and practice environments of nurse practitioner primary care models: A cross-case analysis
- Characterizing treatment burden during neoadjuvant therapy for patients with gastrointestinal cancer: A mixed methods analysis