Program Analysis Branch

Kristianna Pettibone, Ph.D., has almost 20 years’ experience managing, directing, and guiding public health policy research and evaluation projects. She holds a Ph.D. in Policy Sciences (health policy concentration) from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Prior to joining NIEHS, she served as director of the MayaTech Corporation’s Center for Community Prevention and Treatment Research.

Kristi has worked on evaluations of several federal grant portfolios including CDC’s Injury Control Research Centers and NIEHS’s Environmental Health Core Centers Program. For the last three years she has led an NIEHS workgroup in the development of a new translational research framework.

Areas of specialty:

  • Develop and conduct program evaluations
  • Design program logic models
  • Identify key evaluation questions
  • Collect and analyze data to inform program decision making