Nichole Sturmfels has nearly 15 years of experience in applied public health research, data operations, and technical assistance—primarily in the areas of home visiting, maternal and child health, and child welfare.
She is currently the project director for the Parents as Teachers Data Mining Project and data manager for the Multisite Implementation Evaluation of Tribal Home Visiting project. She also leads tasks for two projects: California Home Visiting Coordination and Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Developing Strategies to Facilitate Cross Model Collaboration and Data Sharing. Sturmfels coordinates JBA’s data security efforts and provides guidance to project teams around data management best practices.
Prior to joining JBA, Sturmfels was co-project director for the California Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting grant. She served as the chief of the data and evaluation unit, where she led efforts on data systems, collection, and reporting. Areas of focus included local agency technical assistance and continuous quality improvement, cross-department data linkages between home visiting and child welfare, the statewide home visiting needs assessment, and early childhood systems integration.
Sturmfels received an M.P.H. from the University of California, Davis.