Ashley Nicole Smith

Ashley Nicole Smith, BA

Research Data Analyst


Ashley Smith is a Data Analyst at BHHI. Her interest in public health and research is rooted in non-profit work as a young adult in the diverse city of San Francisco. Ashley accepted a position at UCSF DGIM as a research coordinator in 2019, before joining BHHI in July 2020. She has spent her time at UCSF supporting multiple research projects focused on examining health disparities – working on projects spanning from equitable cancer care for underserved populations, housing insecurity, and telehealth for aging populations. She has experience in program evaluation, community engagement, and qualitative data analysis. She earned her MPH in Health and Social Behavior from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from San Francisco State University. Ashley carries a deep passion for change and aims to utilize research as a tool to address health disparities, bringing forth a diverse perspective to inform research processes and intervention development/implementation.