Experts in testing methodology, qualitative and quantitative analytics, implementation science and software engineering, the Science & Technology team provides technological support and ensures our work is rigorously tested.


Aria is a free online platform providing tools, resources, and community to support the successful implementation of Ariadne Labs solutions. Available to anyone interested in improving quality in health care, Aria provides members access to free webinars, publications, and implementation resources to accompany tools from Ariadne Labs’ Serious Illness Care, Safe Surgery and Safe Systems, and BetterBirth programs. Tools… Continue reading ARIA

Meghna Desai

Meghna Desai, MPH, is a Senior Research Assistant on the Science & Technology Platform. In this role she provides research, technical, and content expertise across Ariadne’s portfolio of projects. Meghna earned her BA in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Miami. She also received her Master of Public Health from the University… Continue reading Meghna Desai

Nina Yuan

Nina Yuan, M.S. is the Computer Science Platform Manager on the Science and Technology Platform at Ariadne Labs. In this role, she and her team work closely with the Labs’ programs and projects to enable, facilitate and advance the use of technology in public health research and healthcare delivery.

Sam Woodbury

Sam Woodbury is a systems analyst on the Science and Technology Platform at Ariadne Labs. He supports research teams across the Lab with technical scoping for projects, the development of systems and processes, and the alignment of technical efforts with project goals.

Esther Velasquez

Esther Velásquez, ScD, MSW, MPH is a mixed methods researcher and a member of the Science and Technology Platform at Ariadne Labs. She supports multiple projects across the lab on study design, tool development, quantitative, and qualitative analyses. Her primary research interests include social epidemiologic research methods, innovative strategies for addressing social determinants of health… Continue reading Esther Velasquez

Lauren Spigel

Lauren Spigel, MPH, is a Research Specialist on the Science and Technology platform. In this role, Lauren provides technical support across Ariadne Lab’s program teams, focusing on qualitative and quantitative research methods. Prior to joining Ariadne Labs, Lauren was a Senior Associate for Monitoring and Evaluation on USAID’s Saving Mothers, Giving Life and Maternal and… Continue reading Lauren Spigel

Stephen Goss

Stephen Goss is a Business Systems Analyst with the operations team. He is an administrator for Salesforce, Slack, Google Apps, and other systems. He delivers trainings and creates business process documentation as needed, among other systems-related tasks. Prior to Ariadne Labs, Stephen worked at Dartmouth College, where he was a Business Analyst at the Tuck… Continue reading Stephen Goss

Laura Subramanian

Laura Subramanian is the Senior Specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation at Ariadne Labs. In this role, she leads the development of monitoring and evaluation plans for Ariadne Labs’ programs, including protocol development, identifying indicators and data sources, supporting mixed methods analysis, and promoting utilization of data for quality improvement. She also collaborates with technology staff to… Continue reading Laura Subramanian

Jocie Fifield

Jocie is a Research Manager on the Delivery Decisions Initiative team where she leads the Expecting More project, a national campaign to change the narrative about childbirth and highlight the role that every individual and institution has in supporting growing families in the United States. She also contributes to the Cities Challenge project. Previously, Jocie… Continue reading Jocie Fifield