Ebonie Massey received both her Master of Arts in Sociology and her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminology & Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is currently a faculty research assistant at CESAR where she began working in 2017. She serves primarily as a data analyst on the national expansion of the Emergency Department Drug Surveillance (EDDS) system, now funded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), by managing databases and conducting analyses of electronic health record (EHR) data including urine toxicology results and other patient information from patients presenting to hospital emergency departments for drug overdose or drug-related health problems.
Previously, Ms. Massey served as a data analyst on two projects within the Opioid Use Disorders Project funded by the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State Initiative. Her background in qualitative data analysis with experience includes transcribing and thematically coding interviews for a project of the Capital Region Violence Intervention Program studying the experiences of Black male victims of violent injury being treated at UM Prince George's Hospital Center.