Natalia Simon joined MOQC in January 2022 as a Senior Project Manager. She came to MOQC from C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital where she served as a Program Manager for Partners for Children, a community-based pediatric palliative care program for children with chronic complex conditions. In addition to running the program, she participated in the design and implementation of the NICU-based initiative for babies born with medical complexities, Little Victors League. Natalia also has experience as a Research Process Coordinator, a Grant Administrator, and a Senior Projects Administrator. Throughout her career, she managed numerous programs, grants, and contracts with a focus on healthcare research, international development, higher education, and social enterprises. Natalia has a Master of Arts – Education in English/French Linguistics from Yaroslavl State Pedagogical University in Yaroslavl, Russia, and an MBA from Cleary University in Ann Arbor.
Natalia has always been drawn to initiatives that yield high positive impact on people’s lives, especially during their most trying and vulnerable times. She is excited about bringing a patient-centered mindset, creativity, strong communication, and a focus on collaboration to MOQC.
In her spare time, Natalia enjoys spending time with her family, traveling the world, cooking, reading, and learning by experiencing new things.