Dr. Elizabeth Sale is the Evaluation Director and a research associate professor at the MIMH. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of survey and evaluation research, with specific expertise in conducting process and outcome evaluations in the field of child and adolescent mental health and substance abuse prevention. Dr. Sale’s skills include research and evaluation design, logic model development, survey sampling methods, measures development, and qualitative and quantitative analysis. She has evaluated many nationally recognized evidence-based prevention programs and has extensive experience in the management and analysis of national longitudinal multi-site evaluations. Dr. Sale is an adjunct research associate professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia in the School of Public Health. She has published in several peer-reviewed journals including the American Journal of Community Psychology , the Journal of Primary Prevention, the American Journal on Drug and Alcohol Abuse and the Journal of Drug Education.