Mary Hodges serves as a communications officer for PATH’s Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI). In this role, she supports the transmission-blocking vaccine priority area, as well as malaria vaccine development efforts involving monoclonal antibodies. Mary brings experience translating complex research and public health issues for lay audiences to MVI and to PATH’s Center for Vaccine Innovation and Access.
Prior to joining PATH, Mary worked with federal government agencies, including the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, to produce public health education campaigns around cardiovascular, lung, and blood disease research. She previously led public health preparedness communications for the National Association of County and City Health Officials. Mary has a BA in Communication-Public Relations from the University of Maryland, College Park.