Molly Lynch is an experienced mixed-methods researcher and evaluator with content expertise in disaster preparedness (e.g., pandemic influenza, Ebola, Zika) and a communications researcher with expertise in media content analyses, formative research, campaign development and design thinking methodologies (e.g., journey mapping, co-creation, etc). Ms. Lynch works with a variety of non-profit and governmental clients—including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), March of Dimes and the Arthritis Foundation—to conduct research and evaluation to inform program development.
Currently, she leads the program evaluation for the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA's) Newborn Screening Evaluation Program. She recently completed a project for the Arthritis Foundation surveying women about family planning information needs and chronic autoimmune conditions. Ms. Lynch has led a variety of design-thinking activities using innovative methods such as journey mapping and co-creation of products to develop relevant and engaging communication products for target audiences. Ms. Lynch has published multiple articles on family planning and chronic and acute health conditions.