Yanping Zhao

Yanping Zhao

Research Project Manager


Yanping is an experienced professional with expertise in problem-solving, planning, monitoring, resource management, quality, risk management, and leadership development. She is skilled at managing important and time-sensitive projects, developing innovative solutions to critical problems, balancing stakeholder expectations with conflicting interests, and working collaboratively with team members to establish efficient systems of operation.

Yanping was a senior analyst at Brown Brothers Harriman before joining Penn State, where she handled planning, organizing, and managing functions related to business operations. Yanping obtained her master’s degree in Project Management at Northeastern University.

Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative Team

Bethany Shaw

Assistant Director of Data Accelerator Compliance

Emily Warthman

Director of Policy Operations, Research Translation Platform

Beth Long

Director of Research & Evaluation, Research Translation Platform

Rachel Storace

Associate Director of Program Operations, Research Translation Platform

Brittany Gay

Associate Director of Implementation Science, Research Translation Platform

Jessica Pugel

Associate Director of Insights and Analytics, Research Translation Platform

Laura Jana

Chief Innovation Officer, Evidence to Impact Collaborative

Stephanie Eddy

FIS Advisor, Policy Associate, Research Translation Platform

Laura Huber

Policy Associate, Research Translation Platform

Sarah Davis

Research Administrative Assistant, Evidence-to-Impact Collaborative


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