Program and Engagement Specialist
Molly is a graduate student pursuing a dual master’s degree in Public Health and Public Administration from the University of Montana. Prior to joining JG Research & Evaluation, Molly began her career working four years in local public health, following a year of service as an AmeriCorps VISTA.
In public health, Molly had an opportunity to work in a variety of different capacities. She has managed a cancer screening program and developed worksite wellness programs for area businesses. She also worked with a team to develop a training and education curriculum for staff aimed at improving their knowledge of public health. In addition, she had the opportunity to partner with Montana DPHHS on different projects such as patient navigation and data cleanup for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screenings. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Molly held many different roles including overseeing case investigation and contact tracing for the county. As an AmeriCorps VISTA, she led fundraising efforts, volunteer recruitment and assisted with capacity building during her year of service. Molly brings skills of collaboration, coordination and problem solving to her new role at JG Research & Evaluation as the Program and Engagement Specialist.
Molly grew up in Missoula and received a BS in Health and Human Performance, focused in Community Health and Prevention Sciences from the University of Montana. She currently resides in Kalispell. In her free time, Molly enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and dog (German Shepherd named Duke) hiking and exploring the Flathead Valley. She also is always up to listening to a new podcast and enjoying a cup of coffee with friends.