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Dimple Desai

Research Associate II    

M.S.W., Georgia State University
B.S., Georgia College & State University


Dimple Desai is a research associate II at the Georgia Health Policy Center supporting research and evaluation efforts within the Center of Excellence for Children’s Behavioral Health. Her areas of expertise are in program development as well as coordinating research and evaluation studies. She has significant experience in providing training and technical assistance to public health agencies and national grantees.

Desai’s current projects include working on the local evaluation of a SAMHSA-funded, trauma training and school-based service delivery grant in collaboration with CHRIS 180, a local behavioral health partner. She will also support Georgia’s contributions to SAMHSA’s System of Care Expansion grant national evaluation.