Marie is a Research Associate with the Prenatal-to-3 Policy Impact Center. In her role, she conducts rigorous policy and program evaluations to expand the existing evidence base for policies and scalable programs that promote the health and wellbeing of children and families. Her research background includes emergency medicine, tropical medicine, arts in medicine, and maternal-fetal medicine, with particular emphasis on vulnerable and disadvantaged populations.
Prior to this role, Marie worked as a Senior Clinical Research Coordinator for the School of Medicine at Tulane University investigating vertical transmission of respiratory infections and its impact on children’s first few years of life. She is experienced in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method research, and has expertise in client services, stakeholder management, and operating within clinical, academic, and community settings. Additionally, she has more than 15 years of experience working with at-risk communities, providing support to individuals and families through volunteer work and community engagement both domestically and abroad. Her extensive experience offers a holistic, inclusive, and interdisciplinary perspective that guides her social advocacy for population health and wellness.
Marie holds a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences from the University of Central Florida. Marie lives in Denver, CO with her partner and maltipoo. In her spare time she enjoys all things arts and crafts, exploring new cities, and being in nature, hiking, paddleboarding, or soaking up the sun.