Maura Dwyer is a senior manager with Pew’s Health Impact Project, serving as the lead on Calling All Sectors, an initiative designed to forge lasting collaborations among government agencies and community-based organizations that will use evidence-informed strategies to target drivers of inequities in maternal and infant health.
Before joining Pew, Dwyer served in several roles with the Maryland Department of Health, including acting director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau and director of its Office of Quality Initiatives. Dwyer has also worked at the federal, state, and local levels on maternal and child health, developing, implementing, and evaluating complex, large-scale public health programs and policies. Additional areas of interest and experience include health equity, place-based initiatives, coalition-based approaches, and health in all aspects of public policy.
Dwyer holds a Bachelor of Science from Villanova University, a Master of Public Health from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, and a Doctorate of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.