Lindsey Burton-Anderson, MPH, CHES is a Research Associate where she focuses on the Public Health Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (PH WINS), the only nationally representative survey of the state and local government workforce.
Prior to her role as Research Associate, Lindsey worked as a Public Policy Associate at The Carter Center where she worked to advocate for school-based behavioral health services to be reimbursed by Medicaid at a universal level in the state of Georgia.
Lindsey earned her MPH in Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. While in graduate school, Lindsey worked as a Graduate Assistant for the Southeast Mental Health Technology Transfer Center. She focused on developing communication products that advocated for equitable workforce development in the behavioral health system. Similarly, her time as a Graduate Research Assistant on the Certified Peer Specialists of Color Project allowed her to share the lived experiences of Black peer workers. She was also a Program Assistant for the Humphrey Fellowship Program at Emory University in which she supported the educational experiences of mid-career international fellows studying Public Health in the United States. Lindsey is certified as a Health Education Specialist. She earned a BA in Sociology and a minor in African Studies from Emory University.