Darlene Lopez, PhDc
Darlene Lopez, MA

Senior Evaluation Associate

Darlene Lopez, MA

Darlene Lopez is a Senior Evaluation Associate with LeCroy & Milligan Associates, Inc.  She has conducted research in a number of areas including: home visitation, teacher professional development, health systems development, criminal justice, substance abuse treatment, science and media literacy, delayed language, community-based programs, alcohol education, health education, developmental disabilities, and health disparities. Ms. Lopez has extensive experience in projects that require both outcome and process evaluation.

Ms. Lopez is an experienced statistical consultant who has provided support for many programmatic and research projects. Recently she has served as lead evaluator for the statewide evaluation of the Arizona Math and Science Partnership program that assesses professional development efforts with teachers seeking to improve student performance in Math and Science. Other recent work includes managing the statewide evaluation of the Healthy Families Arizona home visitation program, evaluating the implementation and outcomes related to healthcare outreach programs, developing an evaluation plan for a science literacy project in middle schools; developing and initiating the evaluation of a program designed to help developmentally delayed students transition out of high school; and evaluating the effectiveness of several health and oral health education programs. She has published peer reviewed articles on substance abuse and other public health topics.

Ms. Lopez has a B.A. in Mathematics, M.A. in Educational Psychology and Measurement, and is currently a Ph.D. ABD in Epidemiology at the University of Arizona.