About Angela Dyer
Dr. Angela Dyer is a research associate with a background in the healthcare sector focused on West Virginia populations, as well as special experience in state-based evaluations.
- PhD, Social and Behavioral Sciences, West Virginia University
- MSPH, Tropical Medicine, Tulane University
- BS, Environmental Science, Allegheny College
Dyer, A.M., Daily, S.M., Davidov, D.M., Anderson, S, Giacobbi, P.R., Lilly, C, Sommerkorn, R.E., Abildso, C.G. A Qualitative Assessment of Home Visitors’ Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities in Delivering Prenatal Physical Activity Curriculum Modules. 2020; 116. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2020.105228
Daily SM, Mann MJ, Lilly CL, Dyer AM, Smith ML, Kristjansson AL. School Climate as an Intervention to Reduce Academic Failure and Educate the Whole Child: A Longitudinal Study. J Sch Health. 2020;90(3):182-193. doi:10.1111/josh.12863
Abildso CG, Dyer A, Daily SM, Bias TK. Evaluability Assessment of “Growing Healthy Communities,” a Mini-grant Program to Improve Access to Healthy Foods and Places for Physical Activity. BMC Public Health. 2019;19(1):799. doi:10.1186/s12889-019-7156-8
Dyer A, Abildso CG. Impact of an intimate partner violence training on home visitors’ perceived knowledge, skills, and abilities to address intimate partner violence experienced by their clients. Health Educ Behav. 2019;46(1):72–78. doi:10.1177/1090198118796882
Davidov DM, Coffman J, Dyer A, Bias TK, Kristjansson AL, Mann MJ, Vasile E, Abildso CG. Assessment and Response to Intimate Partner Violence in Home Visitation: A Qualitative Needs Assessment with Home Visitors in a Statewide Program. J Interpers Violence. 2018; [Epub ahead of print]. doi:10.1177/0886260518754869
Abildso CG, Dyer AM, Kristjansson AL, Mann MJ, Bias TK, Coffman JE, Vasile EA, Davidov DM. Evaluation of an Intimate Partner Violence Training for Home Visitors Using the Theory of Planned Behavior. Health Promot Pract. 2018;19(2):194-202. doi:10.1177/1524839917728050
Dyer AM, Kristjansson AL, Mann MJ, Smith ML, Allegrante JP. Sport Participation and Academic Achievement: A Longitudinal Study. Am J Health Behav. 2017;41(2):179-185. doi:10.5993/AJHB.41.2.9
Abildso CG, Shawley S, Owens S, Dyer A, Bulger SM, Jones DL, Jones EM, Murphy E, Olfert MD, Elliott E. An Evaluability Assessment of the West Virginia Physical Activity Plan, 2015: Lessons Learned for Other State Physical Activity Plans. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016;13:E177. doi:10.5888/pcd13.160307
About Angela Dyer
In her role at Health Affairs, Angela is responsible for working with the state to leverage data and support analytic and policy needs, conducting relevant policy and evaluation research, participating in interdisciplinary research and evaluation teams, and conducting associated data analysis and program evaluation activities. Her primary focus is activities associated with the State Opioid Response (SOR) grant via the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
With a seven-year background in evaluation, including state-based evaluations, Angela has helped manage an evaluation on the effectiveness of a single home visitation program model, led an evaluation on the delivery of a home visitation program model’s prenatal physical activity curriculum, and served as the evaluator for the State Targeted Response (STR) to the Opioid Crisis Grant. In addition, she has authored several publications on evaluation findings and has a diverse evaluation and research portfolio.