Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.S., Carnegie Mellon University
B.A., Northwestern University
Emily Heberlein is an assistant project director at the Georgia Health Policy Center. She has over 15 years’ experience in mixed methods research and evaluation, with a focus on producing actionable and timely results for funders and stakeholders. At GHPC, Heberlein works on a variety of research and evaluation projects. She employs different frameworks including developmental evaluation, process evaluation, and summative evaluation to plan, coordinate, and conduct studies of complex and adaptive initiatives.
Heberlein’s current projects include the evaluation of the Trinity Health-sponsored Transforming Communities Initiative. She also leads several evaluation projects related to maternal and child health, including group prenatal care and nurse home visiting initiatives.
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.