Data Evaluation and Research Requests


NorthPoint is not able to consider requests for external research studies as of 10/01/2020 and until further notice. Please visit this page for future updates or contact Dr. Julie Nielsen at if you have questions.

About Us

The Innovation Group is NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center’s internal applied research and evaluation department. We promote evidence-based practices and advance innovative ideas and strategies.

The Innovation Group was launched as the Innovation Center in 2006 as the research and evaluation hub of NorthPoint..

Today, the Innovation Group has a clear mission as a catalyst for improving the health and well-being of the community. We are rooted in diverse communities and are dedicated to research and evidence-based practices that effectively produce change, impact policy and promote whole-person care, community well-being, and health equity.

Innovation Group Contact Information

Director: Julie Nielsen, Ph.D.

Data Analyst: Felix Nyameino, MSc

Our Commitment

The Innovation Group is committed to providing NorthPoint with the tools and research necessary to be a data-informed organization.

The Innovation Group is committed to providing information and assistance in evidence-based practice implementation and the promotion of health and social equity.

The Innovation Group is committed to working with program staff to define measures aligned with goals and objectives to support learning, program effectiveness, and achievement.

The Innovation Group is committed to participatory and culturally responsive evaluation practice. 

Data Evaluation and Research Requests

The Innovation Group coordinates all requests for data, evaluation and research.

Application request process (PDF)

Application link for electronic submission

Link to the electronic application questions (PDF)