Vicky Wheeler, Research Associate and Corporate Secretary

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Expertise

  • Developmental disabilities, HIV/AIDS, and child and family services

  • Technical assistance and training

  • Data collection and analysis for health and social policy

  • Performance measurement

  • Risk assessment

  • Project management

Experience

Research Associate, Mission Analytics Group (2018-present)

Corporate Secretary and Business Proposal Lead, Mission Analytics Group (2011-present)

Senior Research Analyst, Mission Analytics Group (2011-2018)

Senior Research Analyst and Corporate Secretary, The SPHERE Institute (2008-2011)

Executive Administrator and Corporate Secretary, The SPHERE Institute (2004-2008)

Executive Administrator and Corporate Secretary, Acumen, LLC (2004-2008)

Administrative Assistant, San Mateo County Human Services Agency, Research and Development (2001-2004)

Education

B.S., Arizona State University

Selected Publications and Reports

“Non-Mortality Special Incidents Semi-Annual Report January-June 2015,” (with Aloka Narayanan and Margaret O’Brien-Strain), Report to the California Department of Developmental Services, September 2016. http://www.dds.ca.gov/riskManagement/docs/nonMortalitySpecialIncidentsJanuary_June2016.pdf

“2015-2016 Year in Review Risk Management and Mitigation,” (with Aloka Narayanan and Margaret O’Brien-Strain), Report to the California Department of Developmental Services, September 2016. http://www.dds.ca.gov/riskManagement/docs/riskManagement2015_16.pdf

“Understanding the Policy Clarification Notice (PCN) 16-02,” (with Elizabeth Coombs), RSR in Focus Newsletter to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, August 2016. https://careacttarget.org/library/rsr-focus-understanding-policy-clarification-notice-pcn-16-02

“Understanding the Grantee Contract Management System (GCMS) System,” (with Elizabeth Coombs), RSR in Focus Newsletter to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, March 2016. https://careacttarget.org/library/rsr-focus-understanding-grantee-contract-management-system-gcms-system

“How Can I Use My Completeness Report to Improve Data Quality,” (with Elizabeth Coombs and Aloka Narayanan), Video to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, June 2016. https://careacttarget.org/library/how-can-i-use-my-completeness-report-improve-data-quality

“Mortality Special Incidents Semi-Annual Report January-June 2015,” (with Aloka Narayanan and Margaret O’Brien-Strain), Report to the California Department of Developmental Services, September 2016. http://www.dds.ca.gov/riskManagement/docs/mortalitySpecialIncidentsJanary_June_2016.pdf

“Medication Error Report Diagnostic Tool,” (with Jonathan Wilwerding and Kira Gunther), a tool for the DDS regional centers to use to lower the rate of medication error special incidents (SIRs), January 2015. http://www.dds.ca.gov/riskManagement/docs/medicationDiagnosticTool.pdf

“Idaho AIDS Drug Assistance Program Case Study,” (with Elizabeth Coombs), Case Study Report to HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, January 2013.

“Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program Case Study,” (with Margaret O’Brien-Strain), Case Study Report to HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, January 2013.

“Understanding Client-Level XML Import Rules for Merging Records,” (with Elizabeth Coombs), ADR in Focus Newsletter to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, April 2013.  https://careacttarget.org/library/adr-focus-understanding-client-level-xml-import-rules-merging-records

 “Data Validations for Client-Level Data,” (with Elizabeth Coombs), RSR in Focus Newsletter to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, October 2017.  https://careacttarget.org/library/rsr-focus-data-validations-client-level-data

“The RSR from 30,000 Feet: A Great Place to Start!” (with Margaret O’Brien-Strain, Elizabeth Coombs and Jeffrey Tran), Video to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, October 2011.  https://careacttarget.org/library/rsr-30000-feet-great-place-start

“Grantee-Provider Relationships and RSR Reporting,” (with Margaret O’Brien-Strain, Elizabeth Coombs and Jeffrey Tran), Video to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, November 2011.  https://careacttarget.org/library/who-reports-what-rsr-overview-grantee-provider-relationships

“Data Quality: Why it Matters,” (with Elizabeth Coombs), Video to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, December 2015.  https://careacttarget.org/library/data-quality-why-it-matters

“Choosing a Software System to Create the Client-Level XML File,” (with Elizabeth Coombs), Video to the HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, March 2015. https://careacttarget.org/library/choosing-software-system-create-rsr-client-level-xml-file