Senior Evaluation Associate
Amanda Hunter, PhD MPH
Amanda Hunter, PhD MPH is a Senior Evaluation Associate at LeCroy & Milligan Associates with experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating community-based prevention programs and research with Indigenous communities in Arizona. She has worked in various capacities with 7 Indigenous communities and 3 Indigenous organizations in Arizona. Dr. Hunter’s research and related work experience have focused on leveraging culturally-based strategies to prevent substance use and suicide in Indigenous youth.
Dr. Hunter is a citizen of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and was born and raised in Tucson. She earned an MPH and PhD in Health Behavior and Health Promotion from the University of Arizona. She currently resides in Flagstaff, Arizona and is a postdoctoral scholar at Northern Arizona University’s Center for Health Equity Research. Amanda has worked with Indigenous communities in Arizona since 2015 providing technical grant writing assistance, evaluating health programs, conducting mixed-methods research and needs assessments, and leading workshops/courses on Indigenous Evaluation, strategic planning, and Indigenous health.
Amanda enjoys reading sci-fi/fantasy, disc golf, going to concerts, camping, and spending time with her family. Her aspirational hobbies include making her own tortillas and salsa from scratch, eventually squatting 200lbs, and woodworking.