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Mary Shapley is a Research Manager working on the Reducing Opioid Mortality in Illinois (ROMI) project at the Health Lab of the University of Chicago Urban Labs. She completed her undergraduate studies at College of DuPage and Northern Illinois University, and her Master’s degrees from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration and McCormick Theological Seminary.
Mary is a licensed clinical social worker. Prior to joining the Urban Labs, she worked in a variety of justice and healthcare settings, including more than 10 years with Northwestern Medicine.
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