Madison Louis is a public health professional who is passionate about improving health equity and health outcomes. Most recently, she served as a Research Analyst for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Joint Committee on Public Health, a position in which she was responsible for researching and meeting with stakeholders on around 130 pieces of public health legislation. Prior to working at the State House, she completed her Master’s in Public Health degree and focused her practicum on conducting research to help the New York Children’s Health Project improve the cervical cancer screening rate of their homeless patient population. Previously, she served as the Director of Communications and Assistant to CEO at Seed Global Health, an organization striving to improve health outcomes in sub-Saharan African countries by partnering to strengthen the next generation of local doctors, nurses, and midwives.
Madison is also passionate about civic engagement and volunteering. She has served as the Director of the Colby Volunteer Center, where she worked with her five associate directors to oversee 30 program leaders and provide volunteer opportunities for 300 volunteers. She currently or has previously volunteered regularly with Back on My Feet, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Community Cooks, Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter, South End Teen Center, many different soup kitchens, and has participated in countless one-time volunteer events. Madison graduated with her BA from Colby College and her MPH from Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. She loves listening to people share their stories, smelling the air and absorbing the views on top of mountains, and cooking for her friends and family.