Evaluation and Research staff utilize scientific methods for conducting program evaluations, measuring outcomes and tracking performance measures. Process and quality improvement assistance projects are designed to lead to better understanding of program and service operations and help with implementation of new projects.

Services we provide include:

  • Program evaluation
  • Evaluation and research plan design
  • Logic model development
  • Needs assessments
  • Performance measurement
  • Case study analysis
  • Evaluation capacity building
  • Meeting facilitation


  • Surveys
  • Statistical analysis and consultation
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Instrument development and testing
  • Focus groups
  • Interviews
  • Community based research

Contact Research Director, Brad Richardson, PhD at: brad-richardson@uiowa.edu or phone 515.771.3589 (mobile), 319.335.4924 (Iowa City), 515.335.4005 (Des Moines)

Evaluation and Research Staff