Meet the Evaluation and Analytics Team

Mary M. Ford, MS, Director, Evaluation and Analytics

Phone: 212-437-3942Email: Mary joined PCDC in 2017 as the Director of Evaluation and Analytics, building and leading the unit in evaluating the impact of PCDC’s work and conducting research on primary care access. Her work represents a commitment to data-driven strategies that improve access to quality care and effectuate health equity. Mary has previously worked in both public and private health care and research settings. Additionally, Mary has subject matter expertise in spatial analytics and a strong record of publication in this area. She holds a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of Texas Health Science Center and a Bachelor of Arts from Rice University in Houston.

Kirsten Weisbeck, MPH, Health Research Analyst

Phone: 212-437-3952Email: Kirsten joined PCDC’s Evaluation and Analytics team in 2017, supporting projects to evaluate PCDC’s national impact, and to research access to primary care and related health outcomes. Complementing her work to improve community health and equity in access to care, Kirsten’s interests include applied data science, geospatial analysis, and psychosocial and behavioral epidemiologic methods. Kirsten earned her master’s degree in public health epidemiology at SUNY Downstate School of Public Health in Brooklyn, NY and a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.

Angela Allard, MPH, Program Evaluations Analyst

Phone: 212-437-3936Email: Angela joined PCDC’s Evaluation and Analytics team to support the design of program evaluation and data management resources across PCDC’s units, make PCDC’s data understandable and actionable, and perform analyses on primary care across the U.S. She joins PCDC after two years at Urban Health Plan where she worked on quality improvement projects, data analysis, program development and evaluation, and provided grant management for organizational and community initiatives. Angela is interested in using computer programming and data analytics to improve health outcomes and achieve health equity. She received her BA in Mathematics from Bryn Mawr College, an MPH in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University, and a certificate in the social determinants of health.