Lydia Mudd, B.A.

Senior Research Associate
Lydia Mudd is a senior research associate for Advocates for Human Potential, Inc’s (AHP) Innovation Department, where she is currently working on research projects for state governments and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Ms. Mudd is experienced in quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis, with proficiency in STATA, SPSS, and SAS statistical software. She has worked extensively in AHP’s Center for Technical Assistance, where she held key roles in large projects for the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in which she honed her teamwork and project management skills. She excels at developing database and tracking systems to keep large, multifaceted programs organized, on task, and on budget. Her project experience includes a variety of behavioral health areas, including crisis care, youth opioid use disorder, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), housing and homelessness, health equity, and state-regulated cannabis .

Ms. Mudd works closely with clients to implement new or assess existing behavioral health programs. She values the opportunity to hear and learn from clients as they work together to identify system gaps and training and technical assistance (TTA) needs. Ms. Mudd is a person with lived experience with behavioral health disorders, which informs the way that she lives and works with others. Always aiming to improve the cultures of her personal and professional environments, Ms. Mudd approaches all areas of her life and work with diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) principles at the forefront. Ms. Mudd received her B.A. in interdisciplinary studies from Goddard College and is currently pursuing a master of public health degree at the University of Colorado.


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