Clea Vannet


Clea Vannet is a qualitative researcher in the Health Program at AIR. She conducts evaluations and implements programs that seek to address health equity and improve behavioral health systems and outcomes for patients served, in community with those most impacted. Vannet has over seven years of experience designing qualitative data collection instruments, conducting semi-structured interviews, and analyzing data for a variety of interested parties, including community members, patients, program coordinators, policy makers, and health center managers.

Vannet leads the evaluation for The Colorado Trust’s Community Leaders in Health Equity program, synthesizing descriptive data to highlight key successes and challenges for this statewide anti-oppression and leadership development program. She serves as project manager on the California Health Care Foundation’s evaluation of the Advancing Behavioral Health Equity in Primary Care program, and as the qualitative and program improvement lead on the School Linked Services evaluation in Santa Clara County. Additionally, Vannet is a researcher on the Kidney Care Choices payment model implementation contract from the CMS Innovation Center, working with the Quality domain.

Clea Vannet

M.P.H., Community Health Education, San Francisco State University; B.A., Sociology/Anthropology, Lewis & Clark College