Sean M. Hanley, PhD, has over 14 years of experience managing and analyzing data from a number of community-based substance use prevention evaluations. He has a career interest in substance use epidemiology and prevention research, including policy and programmatic influences on substance use and related consequences at the national, state, and local levels. He has served as the primary analyst on the evaluations of the SAMHSA-funded Partnerships for Success (PFS) grants for the states of South Carolina, Alabama, Nevada, New York, and Vermont as well
as Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB) in Michigan, and the Substance Abuse and Treatment Block Grants (SABG) for South Carolina and Alabama.
He also serves as a data analyst and epidemiologist on evaluations of Strategic Prevention Framework – Prescription Drug (SPF-Rx) grants awarded to the state of Alabama and LTBB. He has also worked on Safe Schools/Healthy Students and Project Aware evaluations in North Carolina, Nevada, Indiana, and South Dakota and is currently serving as the lead analysist on a Department of Justice-funded evaluation of Nevada’s school-based anonymous tip line.
Dr. Hanley is well-versed in data management as well as a variety of multivariate techniques, including linear and logistic regression, multilevel modeling, structural equation modeling, survival analysis, and time series analysis. He received his MPH and PhD degrees from the Department of Health Behavior in UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health.