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Molly Belozer Firth

Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

Principal, MCG Consulting


Research Interests

Health policy development and implementation


Molly Firth is the owner of MCG Consulting, a health policy consulting firm in Seattle, and provides health policy research, legislative advocacy and strategy services to clients. She is a clinical instructor and teaches health policy development and advocacy at the University of Washington’s School of Public Health, Department of Health Systems and Population Health. Firth is also a maternal health advocate, sharing her personal story of severe maternal morbidity (2016) and advocating for improvements to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity. Previously, she was the director of public policy at the Community Health Network of Washington, a network of community-based health clinics across the state, and Community Health Plan of Washington, the state’s only safety net health plan. She advocated for Washington State’s community health centers for over 10 years and is committed to improving access to health care for uninsured and underserved individuals and families. Firth chairs the board of trustees for Bloodworks Northwest, the regional blood health organization that supplied the blood for her needed transfusions. She received her MPH from Tufts University School of Medicine.


MPH Tufts University, 2002
BA Biology, University of San Diego, 1999

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