Meet The Team
DrPH, MPH, Policy and Analytics Center (PAC) Director (she/her)
Lindsay Shea is the leader of PAC and LCO at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute. Lindsay has been overseeing projects at the local, state, federal and international levels that meet at the intersection of policy and (BIG) data for well over a decade. Lindsay has a passion for research centered on how autistic individuals and other with developmental disabilities interact public service systems like Medicaid, Medicare, vocational rehabilitation, and the justice system.
MPH, Director of Policy Impact, Life Course Outcomes (LCO) Research Program (she/her)
Anne Roux is half of the director team of the Policy Impact Project. Anne has decades of experience in both clinical practice and public health. She has a talent and enthusiasm for ensuring that research is both engaging and accessible to the public. With her work on the award-winning National Autism Indicators Report series, Anne makes sure that research gets into the hands of those who can best transform systems.
Kaitlin Koffer Miller
MPH, Director of Policy Impact, Policy and Analytics Center (PAC) (she/her)
Kaitlin Koffer Miller is the other half of the director team of the Policy Impact Project. Kaitlin’s research interests have focused on autism and qualitative research, causing her to become good friends with her NVivo license. Kaitlin enjoys the rewarding work of data analysis and hopes to support programs that can bridge the gap between policy and research as well as policymakers and stakeholders. She passionately believes that research products should be attainable and understandable by all.
MSW, Project Coordinator, Policy Impact Project (he/him)
Kyle Chvasta is the project coordinator at the Policy Impact Project. Kyle’s background is in macro social work, with a particular focus on creating no-barrier access points for public health data and information. Kyle is an autistic self-advocate. He believes that simply, because data and research have historically been cloistered, with few access points for the public to consume and understand, that it does not need to remain that way.