Katie Moran

Public Health Analyst

Katie Moran


  • MPH, ‎concentration in ‎International Maternal and ‎Child Health, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • MSW, concentration in ‎International Community, Management, ‎and Policy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • BA, ‎International ‎Studies ‎‎(concentration in ‎Africa), minor in Woman’s Studies, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Katie Moran has a background in international maternal and child health and social work and brings nearly a decade of experience in health education, formative research, culturally informed program development, monitoring and evaluation, and health research among diverse and vulnerable populations  to her work at the Center for Communication Science.

Ms. Moran contributes to research projects to inform health strategic plans for government, industry, and nongovernmental organization clients through formative research, literature reviews, stakeholder forums, mathematical modeling, and surveys. She is a trained and experienced focus group moderator and interviewer with years of experience conducting individual interviews and focus groups on sensitive subject matter, including HIV, newborn screening, substance use, preconception health, and cancer stigma.

Most recently, Ms. Moran has worked on an evaluation of an India-based anti “Violence Against Women” campaign. She is also working on a feasibility study for making Naloxone, the drug that prevents death from opioid overdoses, an over-the-counter drug.

Ms. Moran has managed projects and conducted research for the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the CDC Foundation, and the World Bank.