Molly Maher, MS, has recently transitioned to become a Senior Public Health Advisor, supporting the Outcomes Research Branch (ORB) of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP). Molly will be working directly for HDRP’s Contractor, ICF Next.
Previously, Molly was a Cancer Research Training Award Fellow in ORB. During her fellowship, Molly supported cross-cutting scientific and communication activities of ORB and provided support for two patient health outcome and patient care quality data resources that ORB makes available to the public, SEER-MHOS and SEER-CAHPS. Prior to joining ORB, Molly was an NCI Communications Fellow in the Neuro-Oncology Branch within the NCI Intramural Program.
Molly is passionate about integrating family-centered care in oncology. She has particular interests in cancer caregiving, survivorship, and patient-provider communication.
Molly received an MS in Human Ecology with an emphasis in Public Health from the University of Wisconsin – 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 the University of Wisconsin – Madison.