About Amber Osterholt

Dr. Amber Osterholt is the Assistant Scientist with the WISE Indiana partnership between the Indiana CTSI and Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA). Amber has a lead role in planning and executing higher-level approaches and best practices for engagement with scientific and university experts in the delivery of service projects for the FSSA.

Dr. Osterholt has previously done research and policy work to improve the health and well-being of Nevada’s children and families, including work in suicide prevention, mental health access, childhood lead poisoning prevention, substance abuse prevention, and ensuring the health and safety of Nevada’s LGBTQ+ youth. Outside of her passion for people, she enjoys fiber crafts, reading, baking, video games and outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, and kayaking.

The Beginning In mid-March of 2020, WISE Indiana was enlisted to help the state respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the time, no one knew the severity of the situation or how this team was going to help the state Read More
Indiana University’s mitigation testing strategy has been one of the major reasons why many students, faculty, and staff have been able to return to offices, dorms, and classrooms this fall.  The WISE Indiana team recently sat down with Erika Cheng, Read More

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