Molly Maher

Molly Maher, MS, is a Public Health Analyst in the Outcomes Research Branch (ORB) within the Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP). Molly’s role within ORB includes scientific program management, research support activities, and communications activities. Molly is also part of the HDRP communications team and supports various trans-HDRP activities.

Molly is passionate about integrating family-centered care in oncology. She has interests in cancer caregiving, survivorship, and patient-provider communication. Prior to her current position, Molly worked as a Public Health Advisor at ICF Next as a contractor for ORB, and before that she was a Cancer Research Training Award Fellow. In both roles, Molly supported cross-cutting scientific and communication activities of ORB and provided support for ORB’s data resources, SEER-MHOS and SEER-CAHPS, patient health outcome and patient care quality resources that ORB makes available to the public. Prior to joining ORB, Molly was an NCI Communications Fellow in the Neuro-Oncology Branch within the NCI Intramural Program.

Molly received an MS in Human Ecology with an emphasis in Public Health from the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison and a Graduate Certificate in Consumer Health Advocacy from the Center for Patient Partnerships where she served as a patient advocate assisting patients and families navigating cancer care. Prior to her graduate training, Molly worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at the UW Carbone Cancer Center enrolling patients in oncology clinical trials. She also holds a BS in Human Development and Family Studies from UW-Madison.

Last Updated: 06 Jan, 2023