Caitlin works closely with the Dean, Associate Deans and senior staff on high-level administrative projects to advance the mission of the Ford School. She also serves as a liaison for the Dean and manages the Dean's involvement with a range of Ford School initiatives. Caitlin came to Ford from the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN), where, as program manager, she built a team focused on fighting the opioid epidemic. She had previously served as an analyst with the federal government for five years, earning exceptional performance awards for innovation, leadership, and outstanding support to the mission. Caitlin is also a former AmeriCorps National Teaching Fellow and holds a Master of Public Policy and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia.