Molly Maher, MS, is a Cancer Research Training Award Fellow in the Outcomes Research Branch (ORB) of the Healthcare Delivery Research Program (HDRP). During her fellowship, Molly will be supporting cross-cutting scientific and communication activities of ORB and will be providing support for two patient health outcome and patient care quality data resources that ORB makes available to the public, SEER-MHOS and SEER-CAHPS. Molly is passionate about integrating family-centered care in oncology. She has particular interests in cancer caregiving, survivorship, and patient-provider communication, and thus is an excellent addition to ORB! 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 – 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.