Samantha Smith is senior manager at AcademyHealth, where she supports the work of the Translation and Dissemination Institute through her involvement with the Listening Project and other related activities.
Before joining as a staff member in June 2014, she was an intern with AcademyHealth during the summer of 2013. As an intern, she assisted with the Lessons Project by conducting qualitative research on best practices in translation and dissemination from fields outside of health care. Prior to AcademyHealth, Samantha served as a Teach For America corps member in Dallas, TX and also interned with NC Prevention Partners. She holds a Master of Science in Public Health and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.