Michelle is responsible for managing several of the maternal and child health quality improvement and evaluation initiatives. Her current projects include the Maternal Opiate Medical Supports (MOMS) project. Prior to joining the GRC, she worked for the Research Association for Public Health Improvement (Ohio’s Public Health Practice-Based Research Network) and the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University, where she managed multiple statewide grants and initiatives designed to measure and improve the quality of public health practice.
Michelle received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Anthropology and Master of Public Health degree in Health Promotion Disease Prevention from Case Western Reserve University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology from The Ohio State University College of Public Health. She has also completed training in Six Sigma and the IHI Model for Improvement.