Rentonia Morton, MPA

Program Manager, Survey Research

Rentonia Morton, MPA, is a Program Manager for the Statistics & Evaluation Center at the American Cancer Society. In her role she is responsible for working with multiple stakeholders to evaluate specific ACS initiatives. Those initiatives include, National HPV Vaccination programs to increase vaccination rates in youth, overlaying implementation and dissemination frameworks to better understand the facilitators and barriers to evidenced based intervention implementation, as well as, serves as a member of the SEC’s Geographic Information System (GIS) team, which actively explores how to use spatial analysis to better understand areas of public health. Ms. Morton conducts one-on-one on-site & phone-interviews, designs program-specific surveys and evaluation assessments, conducts qualitative and geospatial data analyses, and creates executive summary reports that support the evaluation of ACS mission and service delivery programs.

Rentonia Morton graduated from Georgia State University, first with a B.S. in Biology, and then went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, with a focus on public health.  Prior to joining the Statistics & Evaluation Center (SEC) team, Ms. Morton worked in the allied healthcare field as an administrative manager where public and patient health was a primary focus. She has progressively obtained an increasing amount of public health and real-world problem-solving experience, focusing on projects aimed at enhancing the quality of cancer care in Georgia through research and education initiatives. This has proven to be a great foundation for the work she does for the Society, which ultimately benefits cancer patients.  Ms. Morton is a member of the American Public Health Association and the American Evaluation Association.