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CTCP Local Program Evaluator Profile Summary
Natasha Kowalski
Evaluator
NMK Research and Consulting
316 Alta Vista Drive
Santa Cruz, California 95060
natasha@nmkresearch.com
831 824 4323
 
Degrees
Year Institution Course of Study Diploma/
Degree
June 1993 University of California, Los Angeles Division of Behavioral Science & Health Education Masters in Public Health
June 1989 University of California, San Diego Biology Bachelor of Arts, Biology

Training
Year Provider Course/Training Title Certificate/
Diploma
n/a Attended various CTCP related trainings, including TCEC trainings Various, includes how to write a final evaluation report n/a

Experience
Over 18 years years
Over 18 years years
30 +/- /week
Areas of Expertise:  
Program Evaluation: Database Design and Management
Survey Instrument Development
Public Intercept Surveys
Focus Groups
Key Informant Interviews
Observation Data Collection
Online Survey Development
Random Sampling
Convenience Sampling
Data Visualization
Report Preparation
Data Analysis: Averages/Means
Chi-Square
Frequencies
Software Used: Microsoft Excel
Back-end management of survey applications for handheld devices (e.g., Survey Pocket, iSurvey)
Public Health Areas: Tobacco Use Cessation
Coalitions
Community Engagement
Earned/Paid/Social Media
Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing
Smoke-free Outdoor Areas
Policy Implementation
Retail Interventions
Secondhand Smoke Interventions
Population Groups: American Indian and Alaska Natives
Hispanic/Latinos
Behavioral Health Care Providers
People of low socioeconomic status (LSES)
Rural communities
People with Substance Use Disorders
Youth
Languages: English

Professional Memberships
Time Period Organization Name
n/a n/a

Work Samples
Abstract- Countering the glamorous portrayal of smoking in the movies1.pdf

References
Name: Shantal Hover-Jones
Title: Coordinator
Phone:
Email: Shantal.Hover@sbcphd.org
Time Period: Served as the county's evaluator since Fall 2012
Name: Leila Gholamrezaei-Eha
Title: Project Director
Phone:
Email: lgholamrezaei@co.fresno.ca.us
Time Period: Served as the lead evaluator since July 2014

Availability
Limitations: Limited availability for travel
Other: I will travel for important meetings and conferences.
Health Jurisdictions Served: Alameda
Alpine
Amador
Berkeley
Butte
Calaveras
Colusa
Contra Costa
Del Norte
El Dorado
Fresno
Glenn
Humboldt
Imperial
Inyo
Kern
Kings
Lake
Lassen
Long Beach
Los Angeles
Madera
Marin
Mariposa
Mendocino
Merced
Modoc
Mono
Monterey
Napa
Nevada
Orange
Pasadena
Placer
Plumas
Riverside
Sacramento
San Benito
San Bernardino
San Diego
San Francisco
San Joaquin
San Luis Obispo
San Mateo
Santa Barbara
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
Shasta
Sierra
Siskiyou
Solano
Sonoma
Stanislaus
Statewide
Sutter
Tehama
Trinity
Tulare
Tuolumne
Ventura
Yolo
Yuba

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