Maddy began her evaluation career in 2002, collecting household data as part of a regional assessment of indoor air quality in Lombok, Indonesia. She went on to conduct a client evaluation for a local micro-finance organization in Seattle, WA, before becoming a Research Coordinator for the VA Center of Excellence in Health Services Research. This led her to return to graduate school in 2007 for her Masters in Public Health. Her capstone and practica focused on adolescent reproductive health, community health workers, and health education. At the Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Maddy evaluated programs and initiatives in Washington, Georgia, Kentucky, and California.
After moving to Atlanta in 2011, Maddy led the Healthcare Georgia Foundation's Evaluation Resource Center, conducting or managing evaluation consultants on the following initiatives: Advocacy/Policy Grantee Network, Health Education Distance Learning, Infant Mortality Prevention, School-Based Health Centers, Integration of Mental Health and Primary Care, Childhood Obesity Prevention Program using Policy, System, and Environmental Change Approaches, Direct Services Support, General Operating Support, and evaluations of the Foundation’s Evaluation Resource Center and Discretionary Grants Program.
As Director of Population Health Evaluation at Cottage Health (Jan 2016 - present), Maddy is leading the following evaluations: Behavioral Health Initiative (cross-site and site-specific evaluations), Medical Respite Program, Social Needs Screening & Referral Program (assistant to A. Atiedu), and the health system's Community Health Needs Assessment, including countywide BRFSS data and 20 focus groups reaching 230 community members.
Current clients in addition to Cottage Health include the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education, and the Food Well Alliance. Recent past clients include Hemophilia of Georgia (in partnership with Community Evaluation Solutions) and Morehouse School of Medicine (in partnership with TechBridge).
Maddy Frey, MPH
154 Krog St NE, Suite 125
Atlanta, GA 30307