Alma E Carver, MS

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Research Coordinator II
Alma.E.Carver@uth.tmc.edu

Alma is the Project Director for the Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Technical Assistance and Support Program (TMFW TASP). She joined the Center in 2015 in this role to oversee the operations and scale up of the Texas Mother-Friendly Program.

Before working at the Center, Alma worked for a nonprofit in Boston, MA, where she managed multiple perinatal health quality improvement collaboratives including the Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative—a 5-year regional Collaborative aimed at improving the rates of exclusive breastfeeding across the state of Texas in the hospital setting.

Alma received her Master’s from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy where she studied International Healthcare Management, Economics and Policy and her BA from Washington University in St. Louis where she double majored in Anthropology and Economics.

Outside of work, Alma enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.

Current Projects

Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Program

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The Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite Technical Assistance Program was established to provide technical assistance and support to worksites across the state of Texas who are seeking Mother-Friendly designation, a designation which demonstrates a basic level of support for nursing mothers in the workplace