Amy is a senior research director with over 10 years of experience supporting all aspects of public health research, including project management, program evaluations, implementation research, and technical assistance. She also conducts literature reviews, environmental scans, key informant interviews, and qualitative data analysis. Her research interests include maternal and child health, social determinants of health, health equity, behavioral and mental health, and rural health.
Amy is currently a Task Lead for the Technical Assistance and Logistics Support contract funded by the Office of Population Affairs supporting implementation of Title X program reviews. Additionally, Amy leads the development of evidence-based toolkits with the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) for the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy on topics such as health literacy, social determinants of health, early childhood health promotion, and unintentional injury prevention. She also currently coordinates a workgroup for AHRQ’s Managing Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Primary Care Initiative, overseeing the planning of learning community meetings with six grantee teams as well as project partners and technical experts.
At NORC, Amy has worked with a variety of clients on projects such as the National Children’s Study (NCS), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Exploring Strategies to Improve Health & Equity in Rural Communities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) Reducing Disparities through Quality Improvement, and CMS Hospital Quality Initiatives Measure Implementation Support. Prior to joining NORC, Amy interned at the Office on Women’s Health in Region V where she researched health disparities affecting incarcerated women and the impact of trauma on women and girls.