• Bistra Anatchkova

    Bistra Anatchkova

    Bistra Anatchkova holds an undergraduate degree in Economics and a PhD in Sociology. She has over 25 years of experience in social science research including over 15 years of experience as a research administrator. She currently heads the survey research unit at WYSAC. Her research focuses on survey methodology, mixed modes of data collection and sampling design.

  • Laura Feldman

    Laura Feldman

    Ms. Feldman’s current research primarily focuses on public health and child and youth development. She primarily works in the areas of tobacco prevention and control and chronic disease prevention. She leads the development of the bi-annual publication, Wyoming Kids Count. She also leads or contributes to the evaluations on several other projects, both large and small, that integrate community involvement with public health and education. She has more than 15 years of experience in community, program, and policy evaluation.

  • Lauren Gilbert

    Lauren Gilbert

    Lauren received her PhD in sociology, with a focus in medical sociology, as well as an MPH in Public Health Management in Policy from the University of Florida. Her research interests include the social contexts of health and illness, health disparities, aging and the life-course, and community engagement as a form of prevention. Lauren has expertise in qualitative and quantitative methods, including focus groups, in-depth interviewing, survey design, and photovoice methods. She is passionate about working with the communities to identify the unique issues and collaborating with the communities to support their solutions. She currently works on the Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center (WYSAC) evaluation team for the Wyoming Partnership for Success (PFS) grant and the Wyoming Prevention Prescription Drug/Opioid Overdose-Related Deaths (PDO).

  • Emily A. Grant

    Emily A. Grant

    Emily has extensive experience working at both state and community levels to address topics such as mental health, substance abuse, veteran issues, and environmental issues. Her expertise in research design and methodology include survey development, qualitative data collection and analysis, quantitative data collection and analysis, community based participatory research, and program evaluation.

  • Brian Harnisch

    Brian Harnisch