Michelle Menegay

Michelle Menegay, MPH
Research Analytics Consultant

Michelle is responsible for designing and managing quality improvement and research projects that focus on improving the health of Ohioans. She has led several maternal and child health projects, including the Maternal Opiate Medical Supports (MOMS) Project. She is currently the lead researcher of the Ohio Pregnancy Assessment Survey (OPAS) and the Hypertension Quality Improvement Project. Michelle has expertise in analyzing data from various sources, including electronic health record data, administrative/claims data, vital statistics and national longitudinal survey data. 

Prior to joining GRC in 2014, Michelle worked jointly 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. In this role, she managed multiple statewide initiatives designed to measure and improve the quality of public health practice. 

Michelle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Anthropology and a Master of Public Health degree from Case Western Reserve University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology from The Ohio State University College of Public Health. Her research interests include pregnancy intendedness and contraceptive utilization among special populations, survey methodology, and geospatial analysis.