As epidemiology data manager for the CAPT Core, May oversees and maintains the Substance Abuse Prevention Planning and Epidemiology Tool (SAPPET), which is the interactive, web-based data and monitoring tool of key substance abuse and behavioral health data sources, indicator estimates, and interactive graphs and tables. In addition, May provides epidemiology-related training and technical assistance as needed to grantees implementing the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and collaborates with epidemiologists from the five CAPT Resource Teams to ensure consistency in service across SAMSHA’s CAPT.
May has extensive experience in data collection, analysis, and reporting across different disciplines in the public health sector. She has also been involved in several evaluation projects, one of which was working as a co-evaluator with the Montana Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council (MT-WY TLC) to implement Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant project titled the Rocky Mountain Tribal Wellness Initiative (RMTWI). May has her M.S. in epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a B.S. in molecular and cell biology with a minor in chemistry from San Francisco State University. She also has a certificate in congregational care from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.