As the Director of Health Communication Research at Fors Marsh Group, Memi Miscally is responsible for overseeing the technical direction and ensuring the quality control of qualitative and quantitative studies that are part of formative, process, and summative evaluations. For more than 24 years, Memi has supported the planning and revision of local, regional, and national health communication and social marketing efforts in the U.S. and The Gambia in West Africa. These programs, campaigns, and activities have addressed various issues, including COVID-19, other infectious diseases, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, eye diseases, mental health issues, substance use disorders, adolescent pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, HIV/AIDs, gender inequality, intimate partner violence, traffic-related mortality and morbidity, birth defects, disability, and low literacy. Her past clients include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Environmental Protection Agency, Health and Human Services Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy and Office of Minority Health, Infectious Diseases Society of America, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Institutes of Health, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. In addition to conducting research, Memi has created and delivered graduate courses and trainings that help professionals build their capacity to conduct research and strategic planning. Memi has a DrPH in Health Behavior from The George Washington University, MPH in Health Communication/Education and Maternal & Child Health from Tulane University, and BS in Cell & Molecular Biology from Tulane University.
Director, Health Communication Research