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Ashley Stauffer

Assistant Director, Administrative Data Accelerator

106 Henderson Building

Biography & Projects

Ashley Stauffer is a mental health clinician and research management professional with over half a decade's experience at the intersection of practice, research, and technology. As Assistant Director of the Administrative Data Accelerator, she leads the implementation and oversight of the Data Accelerator’s research activities, operations, and technology. Familiar with the inherent difficulties (and benefits!) of working across systems and disciplines, Ashley has particular interest in creating work culture that promotes creative thinking, collaboration, and adaptability to change. 

Ashley is passionate about helping teams translate complex ideas into action and developing technological solutions for innovative problems. Her professional goals include developing systems to accelerate the use of administrative data for practice-oriented research in the social and prevention sciences, improving the human condition through partnerships among research and information technology professionals, and reducing system barriers and limitations through evidence-informed policy.


  • M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • B.A. in Psychology with minors in studio art and sociology


  • Certified project management professional (PMP)