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Research and Analysis Unit

The Research and Analysis Unit provides information and research and analysis products to state and national stakeholders including representatives of Senior and Disabilities Services and Health and Social Services. The unit specializes in business process development and diagramming, data maintenance, statistical analysis, report writing and publishing, account management for DS3 (division’s SQL server database) and training associated with the use of SDS data systems and processes. As an IT liaison, the unit advises the division on technical developments and collaborates with Health and Social Services, Enterprise Technology Services on a variety of projects.



Research and Analysis Unit contacts:


Anastasiya Podunovich – Research and Analysis Unit Manager
Email: Anastasiya.Podunovich@alaska.gov, Phone: (907) 269-3477

Megan Hellenthal – Research Analyst III

Email: megan.hellenthal@alaska.gov, Phone: (907) 269-4999

Sanna Doucette – Research Analyst III
Email: sanna.doucette@alaska.gov, Phone: (907) 269-3602

Ezekiel Kaufman – Research Analysis III
Email: ezekiel.kaufman@alaska.gov, Phone: (907) 269-3665

Sly Phillips - Research Analyst II
Email:sly.phillips@alaska.gov, Phone: (907) 269-4699


Please send RAU requests & inquiries to: DSDSResearchAnalysis@alaska.gov