Christine Greene-Walrath has more than 17 years of experience in behavioral health research and evaluation, including the design, implementation, and analysis of multilevel, multimethod, multisite approaches to process and impact assessment. Dr. Walrath has applied her training and experience to several large-scale suicide prevention evaluations funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). She also provides senior management and oversight to multisite evaluations of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program (CMHI) and the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCTSI).
Dr. Walrath has provided leadership to the Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Youth Suicide Prevention and Early Intervention Evaluation since its inception. Her contributions and responsibilities include fiscal, staff, and subcontractor management; design and instrumentation development; data use, sharing, and related regulatory agreements; analysis and dissemination; participation in program partner meeting and decision making; and provision of technical assistance to grantees. She also provides contractual oversight to the suicide prevention hotline evaluation and provides leadership to the Native Aspirations Project Evaluation.