Evaluation and Strategic Planning

The ESP unit, part of the CTSA Administration core, applies principles of continuous quality improvement and evidence-based decision-making throughout and across CTSA functions. ESP aims to advance CTSA opportunities for organizational learning and understanding of impact. We focus on the Duke hub but also contribute to CTSA nationally, including participation in the CLIC-CTSA Program Evaluators Group.


Joe McClernon, PhD
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Jessica Sperling, PhD
Director; Applied Research, Evaluation, & Engagement, Social Science Research Institute (SSRI)

Stella Quenstedt, MA
ESP Program Manager & Research Analyst