After graduating with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan in 2010, Carly joined the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) based out of Sacramento, CA. During AmeriCorps NCCC, she worked closely with a team of twelve individuals on four different projects along the west coast to work on education improvement, youth involvement in community service, invasive species removal, energy sustainability, and housing development.

After ten months of service with AmeriCorps NCCC, Carly returned to the University of Michigan School of Public Health to pursue a Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology in the International Health program. For her capstone project, she studied the association between malaria transmission and environmental factors in an urban setting in Blantyre, Malawi. After graduating, she worked as a research associate for the University of Michigan – Henry Ford Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Study (MFIVE) to examine annual influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing medically attended laboratory-confirmed influenza.

Carly has been the Region 1 Epidemiologist with the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) since November 2013. As the Region 1 Epidemiologist, Carly serves as a liaison between the local health departments and the MDCH to help improve the surveillance, prevention and control of communicable disease in the State of Michigan. Carly has been a member of Do1Thing since she began working with the MDCH.