Mollie joined CEPH in 2005 and served as an accreditation specialist and director of accreditation services before assuming her current role. During her years at CEPH, Mollie has visited more than 100 public health schools and programs while providing consultation or staffing accreditation reviews, including universities throughout the US and in Europe, Asia and Australia. Mollie has managed multiple CEPH criteria and procedures revision processes, including the three-year process that resulted in the adoption of the 2016 Accreditation Criteria.
Mollie is a frequent presenter at professional meetings on the evolution of quality assurance in public health higher education, particularly in relation to MPH curricula.
Mollie is active in the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA). She currently serves on the ASPA board as treasurer and served for five years as co-chair of the Professional Development Committee. In this capacity, she planned conference programming for accreditation professionals and served as a moderator and presenter on a variety of topics related to best practices in accreditation. Mollie has facilitated and provided programming leadership for local professional development initiatives and roundtables.
Mollie received her MPH in health behavior and health promotion from Ohio State University. She also holds a BA in English, summa cum laude, from the University of Delaware. Her prior career experience, primarily in civil rights, includes positions in the US Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and DC Prisoners’ Legal Services Project.