Mr. Shah serves as a Research Associate for the Doris Duke Foundation funded Prevention and Family Recovery (PFR) initiative and works closely with PFR grantees providing support for performance outcome measurement and process improvement, including quantitative and qualitative data analysis. Mr. Shah is an experienced evaluator and social work professional with 4 years of experience in special education, prevention and early intervention services and substance abuse services. His experience in direct service and research allows him to design, develop and implement evaluations that measure and report on outcomes, process improvements and program effectiveness while maintaining sensitivity to the population being served. Mr. Shah is experienced in rigorous quantitative data analysis, geographical data analysis, cost analysis, qualitative data analysis and interpretation as well as instrument development, design and implementation. He also has experience working directly with program staff and presenting relevant findings. Mr. Shah received a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a minor in Humanities and Law.