NORC at the University of Chicago
Michael Meit, MA, MPH, is a Senior Public Health Systems Researcher in NORC’s Public Health Research department and serves as Co-Director of the NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis. He is responsible for NORC projects in the areas of rural health, substance use, public health systems research, and public health preparedness. Meit recently led a study on Appalachian Diseases of Despair, which formed the basis of the NORC Overdose Mapping Tool. Additionally, he co-led an Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) funded study, An Analysis of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Disparities and Access to Treatment Services in the Appalachian Region. Meit previously served as Executive Director of the University of Pittsburgh‘s Center for Rural Health Practice, Deputy Executive Director of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), and worked in the HIV/AIDS Bureau of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Meit holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
Wednesday, April 24
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM