Natalie Morrissey, MPH, MS
Natalie Morrissey is a Public Health Research Analyst for 2M Research. She is skilled in survey research including the development, pilot testing, and implementation of data collection procedures and instruments, as well as qualitative data analysis with proficiency in NVivo. One of Ms. Morrissey’s focuses has been working with underserved populations, including racial/ethnic minorities and rural, uninsured, low-income, and food insecure populations. She is also a trained ethnographer, culturally competent among diverse populations.
At 2M, Ms. Morrissey supports a number of 2M projects. Currently, Ms. Morrissey leads the development of three case studies of the National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town. She developed protocols for in-person stakeholder interviews and collected qualitative data through interviews and extensive background materials review, as well as developed the measurement model to identify and classify indicators and data sources used to measure creative placemaking programs’ outcomes. In addition, Ms. Morrisey supports the Support of the Implementation of the Zika Health Care Services Program for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. As the Deputy Task Lead, Ms. Morrissey works closely with the American Samoa Grantee to identify opportunities for technical assistance regarding program planning, grants management, and other unique challenges faces by this Grantee.
Prior to working at 2M, Ms. Morrissey supported an evaluation of an organizational-level breast cancer screening intervention in rural North Texas and an evaluation of the food environment and availabilities in North Texas. She earned a Master of Public Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and a Master of Science in Applied Anthropology from University of North Texas and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with a minor in Biology from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is Certified in Public Health.