Emma has five years of experience conducting research and program evaluation in hospital, community, and academic settings. As a Research Associate at Strength in Numbers, she collaborates on quantitative and qualitative research projects, supports the creation of data visualizations, and leads technical assistance efforts for nonprofits seeking to strengthen their evaluation and/or research work. The foundation of Emma’s work is built on her desire to proactively support programs that work directly with communities and her passion for using community-based participatory research to improve service delivery.
Prior to joining Strength in Numbers, Emma spent two years as a clinical research assistant at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Department of Neurophysiology where she worked with children and families diagnosed with epilepsy. While there, she collaborated with international research teams, connected families to clinical resources and improved research team workflows. Emma has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, as well as a Bachelor of Science from Wake Forest University where she studied Health & Exercise Science and Anthropology. Her academic background and career experience reinforce her passion to conduct culturally competent program evaluation that promotes the holistic well-being of all communities.