Shana Malone

Shana Malone currently serves as the Clinical Initiatives Project Manager for AHCCCS' Office of the Director. Among her many duties and responsibilities, Shana has personally spearheaded the Arizona Opioid State Targeted Response initiative, working across multiple sectors with amazing energy to move the needle on Arizona's opioid crisis. Shana has a master's degree in Human Development with a clinical specialty in family systems therapy and completed her doctoral coursework in the School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University. Her academic work focused on computational social science, social and emotional development and dynamical systems applications. Prior to coming to AHCCCS, Shana was the Director of the Statistical Analysis Center at the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission where she developed the original pilot model for the Arizona Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse Initiative. Shana has worked on several local and national multi-systemic prevention and evaluation of health outcome projects, and she has experience as a therapist in Arizona.