Amie Conley is a senior research director in the Public Health Research Department at NORC. She has over 11 years of experience in the day-to-day management of telephone, web, and mail surveys, large and small. She has a particular interest in survey design and questionnaire development to improve data quality and response rates.
Conley currently serves as a manager of the National Immunization Survey (NIS), funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is the primary vehicle for childhood vaccination surveillance in the US. The NIS consists of a large RDD telephone survey, followed by a paper and pencil follow-up to nominated vaccination providers. Conley provides day-to-day oversight of CATI data collection, and is task lead for the Provider Record Check (PRC) component of the project. She also serves as project director for the NIS ABS Pilot, a test of a multimode ABS approach to NIS data collection.
Conley is also survey lead for the STEADI Patient Survey project, a multimode, longitudinal survey of patients enrolled in a falls prevention program. It features quarterly web and telephone surveys of older adults to measure their adherence to the intervention, and their risk of falls over time.
Conley has a PhD in Sociology with a specialization in social demography from the University of Michigan. She is a former NIH Predoctoral Trainee at the University of Michigan Population Studies Center, with additional training in survey management.