Molly Cannon, MPH

Adjunct Instructor
Department of Health Behavior
Deputy Team Lead
Palladium/MEASURE Evaluation
MEASURE Evaluation
400 Meadowmont Village Circle
Chapel Hill, NC 27517


For more than 15 years, Molly Cannon has helped build capacity through training and technical assistance of counterparts throughout Asia, Africa and the United States in both public health program planning and evaluation. She has worked on activities funded by USAID, CDC, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Kaiser Family Foundation and the Indian Health Service.

Throughout her career, Ms. Cannon has conducted studies in areas such as maternal/newborn health, diabetes, injury prevention and HIV/AIDS, and in public health systems. She is the deputy team lead for Palladium/MEASURE Evaluation. As a senior M&E specialist, she leads several Orphan and Vulnerable Children activities related to evaluating programs, tools and M&E systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Ms. Cannon is currently involved with several projects in Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda.

Research Activities

Children's health, diabetes, global health, health services and systems, HIV/AIDS, injury prevention and control, reproductive and sexual health

Service Activities

Global health, health services and systems, injury prevention and control, water and sanitation


  • MPH, Health Behavior and Health Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999