Dr. McCrohan’s doctoral training was from the ecological-community psychology program at MSU, which is focused on the application of rigorous methodology, community-based participatory research, and contextual knowledge, to solving persistent social problems.
Also notable: Dr. McCrohan was a board member of the Michigan Association for Evaluation (2009-2013), and past chair of the Michigan Public Health Institute’s Institutional Review Board. Currently, she serves on the steering committee of the regional Food Systems Workgroup and is a board director of the Lansing Urban Farm Project.
Nancy M. McCrohan, Ph.D., has designed and led numerous research and evaluation projects for PPA. She has expertise in program evaluation, research methods and integrity, data management, and statistical analysis.
Her research and policy experience includes food systems, population health, community development, and workforce development.
Dr. McCrohan currently leads an evaluation of a state-level cognitive-behavioral training program for job seekers in Oregon aimed at enhancing job-search effectiveness.
She is also engaged in assessing models of food assistance relative to their promise for effective and successful integration with health care services that serve Michigan’s most vulnerable patients.
Prior to joining PPA, Dr. McCrohan was engaged in various public health research and evaluation endeavors, including consultation on Michigan’s implementation of the Centers for Disease Control’s WISEWOMAN program.