Shardae Osuna

Shardae Osuna, MSW

Evaluation Improvement Research Analyst, Evaluation & Improvement

SC CTSI Role

Ms. Osuna administrates and coordinates evaluation activities across SC CTSI programs to support data-driven tracking of program success and identify areas for performance improvement. She is also the Project Manager for Data Nexus – a centralized data repository created to streamline the use of multiple large data sets for NIH Annual Progress Reporting. To help SC CTSI reach its overall goals, Ms. Osuna facilitates data collection and analysis using the Results-Based Accountability (RBA) framework to report on common metrics and ensure accountability to all stakeholders. 

Contact Information

Shardae.osuna@med.usc.edu
323-442-2970

Professional Background

Shardae specializes in customized program evaluations that create usable results for stakeholders. Prior to joining SC CTSI, she coordinated the Community Leadership Development Program for the University of Michigan’s Detroit Center where she designed and delivered evaluative and technological solutions for community-based leaders in Detroit to maximize social impact and accelerate change-making. Shardae earned her Master in Social Work degree from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, specializing in Social Policy and Evaluation. She also holds a Certificate in Human Service Management from the Network for Social Work Management. 

Interests

Reading, basketball, hiking with her dog Chaka, managing a music artist, dancing, choreography 

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.