Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Deleena Patton

Research Manager, Research and Data Analysis Division
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services


CSDE Research Areas:

  • Health of People and Populations
  • Wellbeing of Families and Households

Deleena Patton (Ph.D. University of Washington, 2014) is a Research Manager with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). Her research areas include child and family well-being, maternal/child health, public assistance, child welfare, and early childhood development. She provides research and evaluation services to DSHS, other state agencies, and policymakers using integrated administrative data in order to improve the lives of Washingtonians.