Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Northwestern University
Emily Heberlein is an assistant project director on the Population and Global Health Team at the Georgia Health Policy Center. In her role, she supervises and leads multidisciplinary project teams, managing all aspects of the grant lifecycle. Her areas of expertise include evaluation, monitoring, and quality improvement. She has experience in a range of evaluation approaches to plan, coordinate, and conduct studies of complex and adaptive initiatives to produce actionable and timely results for funders and stakeholders. She also provides evaluation technical assistance to internal and external clients.
Heberlein’s recent projects include the evaluation of the Texas Accountable Communities for Health Initiative, funded by the Episcopal Health Foundation, and the evaluation of Trinity Health’s Transforming Communities Initiative.
She has a particular area of research interest in maternal and child health, including group prenatal care and telehealth. Her published research has appeared in the Maternal and Child Health Journal, the Archives of Women’s Mental Health, and the Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.