ChicagoCHEC Role: Research Education Core Manager
Organization: Northeastern Illinois University
Lauren DeMaat, MPA, Research and Education Core Program Coordinator for the NEIU division of ChicagoCHEC. She became interested in public health while working for UIC Community Outreach Intervention Projects (COIP) as an undergraduate student. After completing her undergraduate education at UIC in 2009, she continued working for COIP in an administrative capacity. earned her Master of Public Administration degree with a focus on Non-Profit and Public Management. In 2022, she joined the NEIU Center of Health as an administrative assistant, and in 2023 she joined ChicagoCHEC as the REC program coordinator.