Molly Knox is a Communications Associate at the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she coordinates the promotion and communication of the Center and its research. The mission of the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity is to work with communities, community agencies, state and local government, and other partners to develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of methodologies and interventions to improve nutrition and physical activity and reduce obesity and chronic disease risk among children, youth, and their families and to translate and disseminate this work at community, state and national levels to reduce and eliminate disparities in these outcomes.
For the CHOICES Project, she supports translation of research to communicate the project’s metrics and results to a variety of audiences.
Ms. Knox’s key interests include translating research through multi-media channels to address major public health issues, adapting health information to be more comprehensible for a variety of audiences, and providing strategic communications support for public health initiatives.
Ms. Knox has a history of editorial, communications, and consulting work in public health, research, and the higher education industry. She received a Master of Arts degree from the collaborative Emerson College and Tufts University School of Medicine Health Communication program, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from Fairfield University.