Jessica Cargill, MPH, serves as assistant director for Evaluation and Portfolio Management. Cargill works across the Institute to develop and implement evaluation strategies, implement research to improve unit-wide performance, and direct evaluation activities operating across multiple thrust areas. Her program evaluation duties include developing evaluation plans, designing data collection instruments, and collecting and analyzing data. In addition, she works with staff to link project-, portfolio-, and unit-level activities to the Institute’s strategic plan and develop methods for tracking and monitoring strategic objectives. Cargill holds a Masters of Public Health from the Texas A&M Health Science Center, School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Texas A&M University.