Staff: Meredith Grady, M.P.H.
Meredith Grady, M.P.H.
Meredith Grady, M.P.H., first came to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to lead communication-related research activities for NCI's Office of Communication and Education. She transitioned to the Tobacco Control Research Branch (TCRB) and co-leads the Smokefree.gov Initiative (SFGI). Ms. Grady oversees the development, implementation, and evaluation of SFGI activities and resources. She also provides communications support and guidance to TCRB, a branch within the Behavioral Research Program, within the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences.
Ms. Grady is a graduate of the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an M.P.H. focused on health behavior change and health education.
Secondary Branch/Office Appointment:
Office of the Associate Director (OAD)
Current and/or past BRP mentees include Annie Beach.
Selected Publications and Presentations
- Massett, H.A., Atkinson, N.L., Weber, D., Myles, R., Ryan, C., Grady, M., Compton, C. Assessing the need for a standardized cancer human biobank (caHUB): Findings from a national survey with cancer researchers.. J Natl Cancer Inst 2011:8-15.
- Blake KD, Ottenbacher AJ, Rutten LF, Grady MA, Kobrin SC, Jacobson RM, Hesse BW Predictors of Human Papillomavirus Awareness and Knowledge in 2013: Gaps and Opportunities for Targeted Communication Strategies. Am J Prev Med 2015 Apr; 48(4):402-410.