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Schatzi H. McCarthy

Schatzi McCarthy

Schatzi H. McCarthy

Technical Assistance Specialist

Biographical Statement 

Schatzi McCarthy, MA, MAPA, is a Technical Assistance Specialist with the Trohanis Technical Assistance (TA) Projects at the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She has over 20 years of program management, evaluation and systems strengthening experience. In the early childhood arena, she has held program approval authority for NC Smart Start activities statewide, led the NC Division of Public Health’s Early Intervention Branch evaluation team and functioned as program director for a maternal and child health program in Jamaica. Her systems strengthening knowledge has been applied to PH initiatives in North Carolina, Haiti and West Africa. Schatzi has also developed a strong research portfolio through work as associate director for a PH program in the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and a research director and board member for Family Health Ministries. Schatzi is a member of the ECTA evaluation team but is also engaged with the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Workgroup and the Implementation Science Workgroup for improved systems strengthening across state early intervention programs. She also leads federal reporting on annual performance report indicator analysis across states and jurisdictions.