Linda Marc is the National Implementation Director for the HRSA-funded Evidence-Informed Interventions Coordinating Center for Technical Assistance. In this role she is responsible for designing and delivering technical assistance to support the implementation of HIV-related behavioral interventions at 24 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Sites across the United States.
Prior to this role, Dr. Marc was the Education and Curriculum Development Director within the Preparedness Center at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In this capacity she served as an advisor to the Haitian Ministry of Health on projects focused on the utilization of HIV-related and mental health services for female victims of sexual violence, for internally displaced women living in camps following the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and advised on the measurement of depression in the LGBT communities in Haiti. From 2007-2012 Dr. Marc held a national appointment as an Advisor to the US Census Bureau, serving as Vice-Chair of the Race and Ethnicity Advisory Committee for the African-American Population. From 2012-2015 she was re-appointed by the Census Bureau to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Race, Ethnicity and Other Populations, and served as the Convenor of the Race & Hispanic Origin Research Working Group, responsible to explore alternative approaches for collecting data for the upcoming 2020 census.
Dr. Marc holds an appointment as an Instructor in Biostatistics within the Quantitative Methods Program at Harvard Chan, and was a Lecturer at Yale School of Public Health. She received a Doctorate of Science in Social Determinants of Health from Harvard Chan, a Master’s in Public Health from Yale, and completed post-doctoral training in the Mood Disorders Program and HIV Clinical Trials Unit at the Weill Medical College of Cornell. As a Fellow her research focused on HIV-related health disparities at Brown University through the Initiative on HIV/AIDS in Disadvantage Communities; and was a Fellow in the Program on Ethnic Group Differences in Mental Health at Cambridge Health Alliance & Harvard Medical School.