West Virginia University Health Affairs Institute
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Program Manager




BA, Business (Management, Finance & Banking), Waldorf University
MEd, College Student Personnel, Ohio University

Abby serves as a Program Manager on the Health Affairs Institute Survey Research Team. Starting at Health Affairs in February 2022, Abby has assisted the MOTOR team with logistics surrounding survey implementation including vendor communications and registration, incentive management, and data management. She is also responsible for managing schedules and meetings, scheduling interviews with study participants, and logging decisions made and action items for the team.

Abby uses her excellent communication and organizational skills to help meet project deadlines and complete behind-the-scenes coordination that allow researchers to produce high quality, meaningful work surrounding opioid use disorder and Medicaid beneficiaries in the state of West Virginia. Since joining Health Affairs, Abby has developed a deep interest in behavioral health and works to find new ways to improve her skills and learn more about the field.  

Abby has experience working in state government, business operations, and higher education. These previous experiences all assist in her current work at Health Affairs within the areas of survey research, program management, public impact research, and health data analytics.