Anastasia Ratcliff

Research Analyst

Favorite Quote

“Maximum effort” – Deadpool

Favorite Place in Colorado

Lake Hiyaha in Rocky Mountain National Park

Favorite Activities

Snowboarding, sewing cosplay costumes, trying new food, and walking with my dog

Anastasia Ratcliff was a Research Analyst at the Colorado Health Institute. She joined CHI in 2019. Anastasia conducts research, evaluation, and analysis on health information and technology as well as child well-being.

Prior to CHI, Anastasia worked for the Health District of Northern Larimer County as a part of the Research and Evaluation team. While at the Health District, she was awarded the Student Leaders in Public Health scholarship in recognition for her qualitative analysis of the perception of health care access and affordability.

Anastasia holds a master’s degree in public health from the Colorado School of Public Health at Colorado State University. While at CSU, Anastasia worked in the Human Development and Family Studies labs, investigating the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development of foster and adoptive families of children with trauma. Anastasia earned her bachelor’s degrees in English and biology from Benedictine College.

Originally from Missouri, Anastasia enjoys the significantly less humid weather of Colorado by spending as much time outdoors as she can. She enjoys motorcycle riding, swimming, rollerblading, and taking long walks with her dog, Nox.

Sample Projects:

Stretching the Safety Net

Skills: Qualitative and quantitative research methods and evaluation, facilitation, project management, policy analysis

Focus Areas:

  • Human services
  • Social health information exchange
  • Information governance
  • Safety net

I Do This Work Because… I believe Coloradans should have the opportunity to make health and wellness decisions that align with their morals and values. Building, supporting, and improving systems and programs that expand health-related options is essential for improving the health and well-being of all Coloradans.