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Amanda Serious
Dr. Amanda Beacom
Senior Network Scientist
Amanda is a member of VNL’s evaluation team and a social scientist with expertise in network science. Her academic training includes a PhD in communication and a master’s degree in public policy, and prior to her graduate studies, she worked for nine years coordinating health education programs and publications. Before joining VNL, her network projects included evaluating the long-term growth and effectiveness of a community health coalition; mapping the diffusion of best practices across informal advice networks in the long term care sector; and testing methods for collecting the most reliable data about organizational networks.
Recent Articles by Amanda

Who is the Best Person to Take My Network Survey?

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on email Share on print If you’ve ever designed a survey, you know that one of the most crucial steps is picking respondents. For a survey of

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Meet our new Network Scientist: Dr. Amanda Beacom!

Visible Us Blog Resources Get Updates on Resources This month we welcomed two new staffers to our Projects Team! This week we spoke with the first of our two new team members, Dr. Amanda Beacom, Senior Network Scientist, to get to know her better. Next

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