Traci, Meg Ann
Research Associate Professor
University of Montana Rural Institute
52 Corbin Hall
Missoula, MT 59812
Project Director, Research Associate Professor
The Montana Disability and Health Program
Meg Ann Traci is a senior scientist with expertise in early childhood and life-span development. She is: a research associate professor at the University of Montana Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities; co-chair of the Human and Family Development minor; and a faculty affiliate in the School of Public and Community Health Sciences. Dr. Traci serves as the Disability Section Chair for the American Public Health Association. She has extensive experience in grant writing, having developed and sustained a productive program of research, development, and systems change in health promotion for over 25 years. She is the Knowledge Broker on the ACL-funded Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities and is the senior consultant on the Montana Disability and Health Program, a CDC-funded partnership with the Montana Department of Health (7/1/2016 to 6/30/2021). Dr. Traci initiated statewide concern report methods to engage families of children with special health care needs in a systems improvement agenda. She currently serves as one of five state experts working with ten communities to ‘reach persons with disabilities through healthy communities’ (funded by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors). She is devoted to her husband, two sons, and a just and healthy world.