Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness announced today the addition of two new members to its leadership ranks. Forrest Moore, Ph.D., formerly a Policy Fellow at Chapin Hall joins the organization as its Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer. Carrie Muehlbauer, who most recently worked as a Senior Policy Analyst for the Illinois Collaboration on Youth, was named Director of Project Management.
Forrest Moore, Ph.D.
Dr. Moore comes to Aunt Martha’s from Chapin Hall, where he was a Policy Fellow providing strategic guidance on research and evidence use to youth-serving agencies across a multitude of issues, including the overrepresentation of children and young people of color and their families in child welfare and justice systems.
He specializes in designing and implementing feasible action plans to improve delivery of and outcomes associated with youth development programming, especially highly vulnerable subgroups of youth and young adults. He is particularly interested in opportunity youth, homeless youth, and youth transitioning out of child welfare and juvenile justice.
Dr. Moore has a PhD in Research Methodology from Loyola University in Chicago, a Master of Business Administration in Organizational Behavior from Illinois State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from the Knoy School of Technology at Purdue University. Read his full biography here…
Prior to joining Aunt Martha’s, Carrie served as a Senior Policy Analyst for the Illinois Collaboration on Youth (ICOY), where she specialized in behavioral healthcare. She was responsible for the design and implementation of a Medicaid Technical Assistance Center (MTAC) for Illinois healthcare providers who serve or desire to serve clients insured by Medicaid.
Carrie is passionate about putting people at the center of policy and supporting equitable access to healthcare. Her passions stem from her clinical experiences working with survivors of domestic violence and children in foster care.
Carrie earned a Master’s in Social Work from New York University in 2016. She then worked at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene supporting the expansion of behavioral health services under Medicaid managed care. Carrie has a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences from DePaul University.