Marie is IPFCC's VP for Programming and Publications. She provides consultation and training to health care organizations, develops resource materials and videos, co-authors publications, and serves as a planner and faculty member for IPFCC conferences, seminars, webinars, and other trainings. Marie is Project Lead for a PCORI-funded engagement project, "Strengthening Diversity in Research Partnerships: Knowledge to Action." She has served as consultant to support the involvement of patients and families on research teams for projects funded by AHRQ and CMS. Marie served as faculty and consultant for national quality improvement initiatives including the Vermont Oxford Network, the National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. She also served for nine years on the FamilY Partnership Network, a family and youth advisory group for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Prior to joining IPFCC in 1996, Marie worked as a direct service provider to infants and young children and their families. Marie also brings personal perspective and passion to her work. Marie lives in Connecticut and has three sons, one of whom required intensive therapy and early intervention for his first six years