Alison Miller, MA, is a project director at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Prior to joining the NCIOM team, she worked for the North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner as the Epidemiologist and Grant Program Manager. In this role, she was responsible for tracking all deaths investigated by the medical examiner system and working with internal and external partners to inform public health initiatives, while also managing grant-funded projects designed to enhance the medical examiner system and improve the timeliness and quality of data on drug-related deaths. Alison earned her Master of Arts in Anthropology from New York University and two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Anthropology from North Carolina State University. She is currently in the Master of Public Health program at Johns Hopkins University, where she is also a Bloomberg Fellow focused on addressing issues related to addiction and overdose.